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  • At the Root: Cultivating Community, Cultivating Activism

    by Krysten Cherkaski Coming into the Belle H. Bennett Fellowship, I was admittedly apprehensive and anxious. I wasn’t sure what to expect, and further than that I wasn’t sure what the extent of my work at a local nonprofit would come to look like. I can’t exactly say my anxieties were swayed upon learning that

  • The Gift of a Day: Writing as Spiritual Practice

    Writing has been defined by one tortured writer as “the art of staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” As we gathered for the beginning our “Wild With Words” writers’ workshop last week, most of the participants were probably rehearsing a definition like that, full of the

  • Practice Showing Up Guide: A Resource for White People in Transforming Grief and Rage about Racism into Solidarity and Action

    by Margaret Ernst “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” Augustine of Hippo In the one month since Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has taken a knee in protest against police brutality during

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  • In the Garden

    by Monica McDougal When I applied to be a Belle H. Bennett Fellow, I imagined myself in an office somewhere in Nashville. I thought I would be in business casual clothing and spending my days working alongside adults. I never pictured myself in a garden at an early learning center, wearing jeans and working with

  • 20th Anniversary of Celebration of Cultures

    On July 13, 1996 the first Celebration of Cultures event brought to Scarritt Bennett Center approximately 2000 people and 41 different cultural and/or ethnic groups with their music, dance, demonstrations, food, or other presentations. The celebration was widely promoted throughout the region; gifts and donations of $22,257 were received; over 200 volunteers worked on the

  • Welcome Margaret Ernst, 2016-2017 Field Education Intern!

    Margaret Ernst is a Masters of Divinity Student at Vanderbilt Divinity School serving as a field education intern at Scarritt Bennett Center in 2016/2017. After experience in journalism and non-profit work in the Philadelphia, PA area, Margaret began to live into her heart’s passion at the intersection of faith and social justice while leading communications for

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  • The Tennessee Justice Center & Me

    by Tieranny Woods I am Tieranny Woods, one of the new Belle H. Bennett Fellows. My site placement is the Tennessee Justice Center. The Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal services to vulnerable Tennesseans. TJC does this in three ways: 1) by helping people get needed health services, 2)

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