Across the Microwave

Today, I led a group of seven volunteers to visit a local shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The shelter’s volunteer coordinator and I had talked a few months back about providing a cooking class for the residents. There was one catch: The residents would only have access to a microwave. […]

Cultural Competency Defined

Last Saturday, I had the privilege of facilitating a group on the topic of cultural competency. The group of about 50 people were completing the training in order to be qualified to volunteer at Kansas City, Missouri-area elementary schools. This training was developed to provide people with the opportunity to […]


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