2019 was a busy year! We created more than 60 opportunities for people in our community to connect and learn together.
Each month we hosted a dinner at a different restaurant and invited anyone to join us!
This was our 4th year of holding monthyly discussions based on viewing TED talks. We met 8 times this year.
This year we completed the bi-monthly Ask Series which began in 2017:
- Ask about Human Trafficking
There were 2 screenings and discussions of the film created by Nyia Harris in 2018: “My Story, My Truth”
This year we completed the discussions of the last 4 films in the Becoming American Series that began in 2018.
- Between Two Worlds: Identity and Acculturation
- Help Wanted: Immigration and Work
- Family and Community
- Immigration and Popular Culture
This program was on Trauma. The topic was “Trauma Awareness – Not a One-Dimensional Experience.
This Poverty Simulation with the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey Washington was one of our most impactful programs ever.
We hosted Open Cities Health Center, which provided 3 free health clinics at Rice Street Gardens.
There were two programs on the topic of death:
- Demystifying Hospice Care
- Meet a Death Duola
This year we continued our partnership with Braver Angels with the following programs:
- State of the Union
- Depolarizing America – Starting with Yourself and People on Your Own Side (2 times)
We held the first 2 programs in this series:
- City and County Government
- State Government
This year we held our second program on Women in Politics.
We hosted our 4th annual Community Volunteer Fair in October.
This year we decided to begin finding opportunities for people to volunteer together on a one-time basis. We’re calling it ‘Volunteer Together’. This year we volunteered for the following organizations:
- Kids in Need MN
- Bundles of Love (twice!)
- Feed My Starving Children
- Adoption is Love
For the 2nd year, we hosted a celebration of Juneteenth open to the community.
Do Good Roseville participated in the Rose Parade as part of the Rosefest Celebration.