Category: nsb23

  • The Rev. David B. Wolf- Next Step Breakfast 2023

    The Rev. David B. Wolf- Next Step Breakfast 2023

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    Who we are, What we do, and Where we’re going!  The Rev. David B. Wolf, Executive Director SMGW’s Next Step Breakfast – 22 March 2023  The National Press Club    Thanks for that generous introduction, Colby. We’re delighted to have you back as our emcee a second time, 10 years after the first!  Please acknowledge…

  • Nancy Calvert: Volunteer Speaker for NSB 2023

    Nancy Calvert: Volunteer Speaker for NSB 2023

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    Nancy Calvert retired from the Department of the Navy in 2019 following 31-1/2 years of federal service.  She began her career at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1987 as a marine machinery mechanic apprentice working onboard nuclear submarines, carriers, and cruisers. A few years after graduating from the apprenticeship, she was impacted by the 1994 reduction…

  • What I’ve learned at SMGW: A Testimony from Onysha Boak

    What I’ve learned at SMGW: A Testimony from Onysha Boak

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    My name is Onysha, and I am a casework intern at SMGW. Before I started working at Samaritan Ministry, I studied philosophy and classics at St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Being a philosophy major, I was both excited and pretty nervous about being a caseworker. After all, in my honest opinion, if…

  • Tyrone King: Next Step Participant and STRIVE Graduate

    Tyrone King: Next Step Participant and STRIVE Graduate

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    Have you ever known the experience of being “stuck” in life’s ditch, in the metaphor of the Good Samaritan parable? You’re thinking, “No, not me!” but think again: All of us have been stuck, whether it’s a small “s” stuck or a big “S” stuck. We may not have been homeless or jobless or served time…

  • Meet The Hon. Colbert I. King: Emcee for Samaritan Ministry’s 2023 Next Step Breakfast

    Meet The Hon. Colbert I. King: Emcee for Samaritan Ministry’s 2023 Next Step Breakfast

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    Colbert I. King was nominated by President Jimmy Carter in the fall of 1979 to serve as U.S. Executive Director to the World Bank. Upon his confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Mr. King became the first African American to represent the United States in that global financial institution. He was awarded the Secretary of the…