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Be inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
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Leaving His Mark on His City

you asked for truth But I don’t believe you really want it Because more often than not when you ask for the truth they cant accept it  They change the channel, ignore it, anything not to face it  Three years ago, the team at Back2Back Cincinnati met a young man named Jay through Rising Leaders,… Read more


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“How’s Your Heart Running?”

A regulation technique we teach is to answer the question: “How’s your engine running?”  If the answer is “slow”, they turn a dial on a paper plate speedometer to blue; if the answer is“too fast”, the dial goes to red.  If all is calm, and they’re just right, the dial lands on green. For teens… Read more


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Learning Patience Off the Court

A normally clamorous basketball court sits empty and orange balls sit idle outside the Back2Back Cincinnati Academy downtown. The teens are waiting patiently inside for another type of game – one sitting opposite a safe adult over a cream and brown checkered board.  Chess may seem like an unlikely after-homework activity, but it has been… Read more


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Taking Good Care of Each Other

Self-regulation is a tool every Back2Back Cincinnati staff member is equipped and ready to offer the teens they serve. While the phrase itself may sound complicated, how to reach self-regulation can actually be easy. For the children and teens in Cincinnati, it starts with mints and gum. When a child who is dysregulated chews on… Read more


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Getting Through it Together

Getting Through it Together Skylar* looked around the new space where he was learning. He didn’t recognize any of his new “classmates” and no one from his own neighborhood was present. He was used to being surrounded by people who looked like him and his older brother. The people around him today were from another… Read more



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Cincinnati Highlights

Did You Know? 75% of children who are trafficked do not have a 3rd grade reading level by the 3rd grade. This staggering statistic is one of the driving forces of Back2Back Cincinnati’s reading program. “If we can help children recognize words and understand language, we’re bringing an awareness to them, helping them better identify… Read more


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The Power of Mentorship

Miles* walked into the nurse’s office at the behavioral school he attended. It was a walk and visit he made every day, and every day, he asked the same question. “Do you know anyone who would mentor me? I am 16, and I can’t figure this out on my own.” The school nurse promised him… Read more



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Cincinnati Reds Partnership 2019

A season-long partnership between the Cincinnati Reds and Back2Back Ministries recently culminated on Faith Day at Great American Ballpark. The partnership kicked off during the International Series in April where the Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals competed in Monterrey, Mexico and hosted over 300 children on Back2Back’s Monterrey campus. One hundred lucky children from… Read more


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