6 Jul, 2023

Mission and Values, Part 2: Neighboring and Dignity

with Shawn Duncan, Stacy Brungardt, & Pamela Stringfield
Season 1,
  Episode 4
Place Matters
Place Matters
Mission and Values, Part 2: Neighboring and Dignity

This episode is the fourth installment in the Foundations series, which will look at the foundational values, principles, and processes that make FCS uniquely FCS. In this episode, we’ll take a look at two of the core values that drives the mission of FCS: neighboring and dignity. You can find our discussion of the third value, development, in last week’s episode.

Show notes

Shawn Duncan, Director of The Lupton Center
Dr. Shawn Duncan is the Director of FCS’s Training and Consulting Division, The Lupton Center. Shawn comes to FCS from the nonprofit leadership sector with research and writing focused on pedagogies for social impact. In his previous careers he has focused on multi-sector coalition building for community impact, content and curriculum design, group facilitation, leadership development, and immigration reform advocacy. As the leader of The Lupton Center team, Shawn brings a visionary voice for innovation, a strategic mind for resource development, and the leadership acumen to support and equip the team for success. He loves being a part of a mission-driven team that finds joy in one another while doing such important work.

Stacy Brungardt, Lead Trainer and Consultant at the Lupton Center
Stacy Brungardt is a Lead Trainer and Consultant with the Lupton Center. Drawing from both her lived experiences in chronic, material poverty and her professional experiences as the director of community development for an Atlanta-based nonprofit. Stacy is an innovator gifted at building bridges that connect people, groups, and efforts to reduce poverty. Her educational background in psychology and sociology has fueled her passion for disrupting the traditional paradigms of charity for developing healthier models of holistic neighborhood engagement that maximize impact. Stacy is also a winner of the 2014 Technical College System of Georgia’s Award for Occupational Leadership.


Special thanks to our podcast editor, Tim Rhodes, for making this episode possible. If you are interested in working with Tim, you can contact him via email at tim@whistlingblue.com, or through his website, whistlingblue.com. If you have questions, feedback, or wish to contact us, please email Bekah Klein at bekah@fcsministries.org.