Human Relations Day Podcast
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Welcome to The Human Relations Day Podcast! We’re counting down to this special Sunday in January where we empower those in crisis so they can overcome formidable obstacles. Thanks for joining us and for supporting this important cause!
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Brennen Boose on Just Us Youth and the Community Developer Program
Dec 8, 2014
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Together, we extend a helping hand to those in crisis so they can overcome formidable obstacles. Human Relations Day is a Special Sunday celebrated every January by United Methodist Churches. On today's episode of the podcast we talk with Brennen Boose about Just Us Youth and the Community Developer Program.
01:35 // Rich welcomes Brennen to the show.
00:53 // Brennen talks about the Just Us Youth Program.
02:22 // Brennen explains what Human Relations Day is in the life of the United Methodist Church.
03:22 // Brennen talks about the impact Human Relations Day has had on him personally.
04:40 // Brennen tells us what he is studying.
05:00 // Brennen talks about how the Youth Empowerment Production program led to his career choice.
07:30 // Brennen talks about what initially attracted him to the United Methodist Church.
09:35 // Brennen talks about his first sermon and advises church leaders, Dont miss an opportunity to change someones life.
12:31 // Brennen shares contact details of Just Us.
13:08 // Rich thanks Brennen for being on the show.
Rich - Well welcome to the Human Relations Day podcast. My names Rich, the host around these parts, Im so glad that youve decided to spend some time with us as we count down to this important day in the life of our church. Im super excited today to have Brennen Boose with us, a great guy, its going to be a fantastic interview. Hes with Just Us Youth, Im so excited to have you Brennen, thanks for being here today.
Brennen Thank you for having me.
Rich Well tell us about Just US. Tell us about whats happening.
Brennen Just Us Youth is the youth component of the Community Developers Program which is under GBG and is funded by Human Relations Day. Its hard to describe honestly, its a conglomerate of youth from across the United States that just come together. We learn advocacy, we did a college residence training, we were trained to be trainers. So we did actually youth training, we went to Puerto Rico and did some youth training, did some at Shalom Summit.
Its an amazing program. Weve been afforded a lot of opportunities to go
certain groups of us, we went to South Africa, we went to Africa University and have just expanded, I guess, the reach of the Community Developers Program, to reaching youth and young adults.
We also work in our local communities and the focus was coming together and then bei
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