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Jake J. Smith

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Jake J. Smith is an independent journalist covering public policy, the social sciences, and life in Chicago. His work has appeared at The Oxford American, Marketplace, Quartz, NPR Illinois, WBEZ, and other outlets. Follow him on Twitter at @JakeJeromeSmith.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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