In 2017 we became a 501(c)3 organization and began to hit our stride with the number and variety of programs we offered.
We found 2 opportunities to bring neighbors together to discuss topics of the day.
- How to Support Immigrant Neighbors
- Verdict of Philando Castile
Started by Keely Vandre, Do Good Roseville joined her community connectors monthly discussion of current events.
This year we hosted this 3 part film series and discussion two times.
This year we began a bi-monthly series of panel discussions of underrepresented people from our community.
- Ask a Black Man
- Ask a Black Man 2 – the Black and White Conversation
- Ask a Muslim Woman
- Ask a Community You
- Ask a Veteran
This year we began a book club “Hard Truths” based on the book “A Good Time for the Truth”. In November and December we discussed 1-2 chapters from the book.
This program from the YMCA was on how to confront racism.
Like the program for adults, this program was for youth on how to confront racism.
This was viewing and discussion of this documentary film about mass incarceration and racial inequality throughout American history.
“Race: A Story of Us” was an art show where area artists showed their art which conveyed their personal experiences of race in our community.
We invited local faith communities to 3 discussions on how to support immigrants and refugees.
Following our conversations on Immigration, we chose to host a training that covered the historical and political context of immigration in the United States, observing and being present at ICE raids, and basic immigrant and responder legal rights.
We hosted 3 conversations with local faith communities on Race.
The Islamic Resource Group did a presentation on breaking the stereotypes of Islam.
We hosted our 2rd annual Community Volunteer Fair in October.
COLLECTIONS AND DONATIONS
We collected money for low income children who have recently experienced trauma to be able to buy new school shoes in partnership with Cristo Ray/Christ the King Church.
Do Good Roseville participated in the Rose Parade as part of the Rosefest Celebration.