by Rodolpho Carrasco | Jul 31, 2009 | Headline News |
Since the Henry Louis Gates story hit the news last week, I’ve thought about countless encounters my friends and I have had with the police. But an experience I had two years ago stands out.
My wife and I were at a staff Christmas dinner. Our children were at home with two baby-sitters, the son of another staffer and my wife’s cousin. While enjoying a spread of Mexican food, I got a call.
“Jay is in your driveway, and the police have him handcuffed!”
by Jeremy Del Rio | Feb 9, 2009 | Headline News |
UYWI founder and president Larry Acosta's vision is to strengthen the next generation of urban leaders for transformational ministry.
Shortly after noon on January 20, the history-making President Barack H. Obama reminded the world during his inauguration: “It has been the risk-takers, the doers, the makers of things … who have carried us up the long, rugged path towards prosperity and freedom.”
As a veteran urban youth worker for more than 20 years, I’ve heard lots of self-serving rhetoric–trash talk–from people whose game fails to measure up.