Abbie Miller came to Pittsburgh last August to work as a neighborhood liaison for the Union Project, a community center in Highland Park. Among the items she brought was a box of old catalog cards from a library in Goshen, Ind.
If Jason Yoder were on a desert island and could only take one item with him, he’d bring a Frisbee. Luckily, the 2008 Goshen College graduate and doctoral student at Indiana University Bloomington somehow finds ample time to play with flying discs as a member of the Indianapolis AlleyCats, a professional Ultimate team that formed in 2012.
Thanks to James Gingerich’s leadership, the health center is guided by its mission and its stories. It was through storytelling that the people who cared about the center came to realize that in most of the iconic stories important to the center, when people focused on needs, needs multiplied. When they focused on assets, assets multiplied.