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Photo Credit:
Gregory Disney-Britton 
View original poems and visual art by adults and teens from diverse faith traditions and participate in a teen-led forum.

Embracing Risk to Sustain a Neighborhood

Learn how long-time businesses such as The Slippery Noodle and Moeller Printing have persisted in place and thrived through world wars, urban flight, and social change.


Photo Credit:
Donald Christensen   
This risk-taking Hoosier will entertain us with stories of his puzzle-making adventures, followed by interactive word game fun for everyone.
Experience what it feels like to be the "welcomer" and the "welcomed," and learn how to minimize anxiety and discomfort to build a welcoming ethos in communities large and small.

Photo Credit: Mary Byrne 
Stories, music, and poetry, will put a face on LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning) people, before an open community discussion.

Spirit & Place is  

a proud sponsor of ... 




The application deadline for $20K: A Competition about Race is at the end of the day, Oct. 1st!


For more details,click here

From our Blog 

Do The Uncomfortable Thing 


By Kyle Hendricks 



Most worthwhile risks involve some level of discomfort.

Two years ago, I took a giant leap out of my comfort zone when I packed up my car and moved from Indiana to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. Read more. 

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