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Chris Chase and Rebecca Edwards

Reflections on 2016

It has been a good year at Braid. We are writing from our new offices here in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco. The neighborhood in which...

Georgia On Our Mind

This fall we were invited to Atlanta to share the story of Braid. Our dear friend Martha Sterne is serving in her retirement as the interim priest at All...

The Creative Canvas of Braid

Last week we treated ourselves to an afternoon at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The SFMOMA, which recently reopened after a major renovation and addition,...

Braid Goes to the Capitol

Last month we received a wonderful honor on the steps of California's State Capitol building. We were in Sacramento to join our colleagues and friends from California...

Celebrating With Old Friends

It is not often that one receives an invitation to an 800th Birthday Party. Before founding Braid, we both served at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in San...

The Story of Grace

The Spirit was moving at Grace Cathedral last Sunday afternoon. About 35 people showed up for a spiritual gathering for youth that Braid sponsored with the Foster...

Planting Hope

Three weeks ago, Chris and I sat on a bench in Nomad Gardens, a community garden in Mission Bay, watching a significant moment in the life of...

Discovering Sanctuary in Parking Lot A

We had teamed up with our friend Jamie (the one in the tutu) at California Youth Connection/Youth Training Project to host a tailgate party at the Oakland...

Lost Childhoods: Video Blog

This weekend we attended the grand re-opening of the Foster Youth Museum created by our friends at California Youth Connection. Our video blog includes footage of a...

Holy Innocents

Wedged between Christmas and Epiphany, on December 28, the Feast of the Holy Innocents usually doesn’t get a lot of attention. It’s a particularly uncomfortable feast day,...