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Ethical International Partnerships involving Children & Residential Care

https://vimeo.com/694628450/fed0ed42e5 Loved the opportunity to join this panel to discuss Ethical International Partnerships involving Children & Residential Care and disentangling our Universities and organizations from supporting some institutional care models. While residential care is still needed as a short-term remedy to support and protect children in some circumstances, it's time our efforts become re-prioritized in … Continue reading Ethical International Partnerships involving Children & Residential Care

Podcast with MU Talks: Discussing Child Protection and the Development and Justice Podcast

https://soundcloud.com/mutalks/protectingthevulnerable?si=6132ef66d9434ec9a9aa5604ceb65d32&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing&fbclid=IwAR1iw_uqmALK4D8zels6JwUNieDryVnwNQlPXFOU1ND0ZBcTja1DLPFck1E Loved the opportunity to be featured on the MU Talks podcast and to dialogue with Alin Vrancila, Rob Hildebrand and Renee Duffy on the subject of Child Protection and Development and Justice Podcast. Was caught off guard a little by the rapid fire questions, but still enjoyed it and hope I did the topic … Continue reading Podcast with MU Talks: Discussing Child Protection and the Development and Justice Podcast

Podcast: Journeying into the field of International Development Management (Season 1, Episode 12)

In this last episode of season 1, Greg Burch interviews three international development workers and graduates of the M.A. degree in Global Development and Justice (MAGDJ) about their work in international development engagement. Three distinct backgrounds and interests lead these MAGDJ alumni into critical global work and roles with World Vision International (Amanda) and World … Continue reading Podcast: Journeying into the field of International Development Management (Season 1, Episode 12)

Podcast: Dr. Craig Williford on Becoming a Shalom Community and the Role of Justice in Higher Education (Season 1, Episode 11)

You don't want to miss this episode of Development and Justice! In this special episode of Development and Justice, Greg Burch interviews Dr. Craig Williford, Multnomah University's 5th President in a fascinating conversation on justice and peacebuilding in higher education. Dr. Williford provides an inside perspective on leading an academic institution like Multnomah. Challenges and … Continue reading Podcast: Dr. Craig Williford on Becoming a Shalom Community and the Role of Justice in Higher Education (Season 1, Episode 11)

Podcast : Pursuing the Peace of Jesus in Bethlehem with Grace Al Zoughbi (Season 1, Episode 10)

Grace Al Zoughbi In this episode, Dr. Karen Fancher interviews our friend Grace Al Zoughbi about her work in her hometown of Bethlehem. Grace, who is a Palestinian Christian, was head of the department of Biblical Studies at Bethlehem Bible College and is currently working on her Ph.D. in Theology at the London School of … Continue reading Podcast : Pursuing the Peace of Jesus in Bethlehem with Grace Al Zoughbi (Season 1, Episode 10)

Podcast: Weaving together Faith, Justice and the Life of Jason Fileta of Tearfund, USA (Season 1, Episode 8)

On this episode I interview Jason Fileta about his life and work. Jason is currently VP of Engagement at Tearfund after years leading the organization Micah Challenge. Jason opens up and shares about his journey and the work he does today, what motivates him to keep going and where he finds hope. Jason shares about … Continue reading Podcast: Weaving together Faith, Justice and the Life of Jason Fileta of Tearfund, USA (Season 1, Episode 8)

Podcast: Learning from Word Made Flesh Rwanda with Shelbye Renfro (Season 1, Episode 7)

Thanks to a recent trip back to Portland, I was able to connect with MAGDJ alumna Shelbye Renfro in the Multnomah Studios. Shelbye works in a community in Kigali, Rwanda with the organization Word Made Flesh. In this episode of Development and Justice Shelbye talks about her work in seeking justice in her adopted community … Continue reading Podcast: Learning from Word Made Flesh Rwanda with Shelbye Renfro (Season 1, Episode 7)