Grab your lunch and participate in this discussion of "401 Years - Being Black, Poor or a Person of Color Should Not Be A Death Sentence in America." Where are we, and what do we need to do? How complicit is the church and government in addressing racism, poverty and violence in our communities. Join our panelists, Newport News Sheriff Gabe Morgan, Pastor Kevin Tremper of Norfolk (Crossroads Church and HR City Collective), and others in an enriching discussion.
Community Partnerships That Transform Neighborhoods – Pastors and Faith Leaders as Wealth Managers (Hampton Roads)
What makes Russell Place Special? Do we have similar neighborhoods in our cities that could benefit from this model? Are we under utilizing Pastors as wealth managers in transforming our neighborhoods? Join this webinar to get the answers to these questions and others from Pastors in the Russell Community in Louisville, Kentucky and project coordinators at Cities United.
Russell: A Place of Promise (RPOP) is an economic justice-based initiative focused on generating investments in the people and places that make the Russell neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky special. Our vision of building Black wealth through investment without displacement includes connecting individuals and families to resources leading to home ownership; building pathways and opportunities for traditional and nontraditional business retention and creation; creating innovative connections to career-track job placement and growth.
This webinar is being sponsored through the cooperation of the following partners: Made To Flourish - Hampton Roads, Cities United, the City of Hampton (VA) Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities and the Peninsula Baptist Association.
Hope In The Midst of Suffering: Overcoming Blindness of The Head, Heart and Mind (Hampton Roads & Richmond)
Join Charles Cheek (Made To Flourish Hampton Roads) and Justin House (Made To Flourish Richmond) as we have a conversation with our guest, Laura Shannon-McDaniel, Network Catalyst - Uptick for the Baptist General Association of Virginia, and Charlie Self, Made To Flourish's Director of Learning Communities.
Pastors from various denominations from Hampton Roads Virginia cities will have a conversation about racism and its impact on their congregations and communities. Numerous pastors are sitting on the fence and need a safe space or a mentor to walk beside them, so we will seek to provide direction and outreach during these conversations.
Relax at home with the family, have some popcorn and make some kool-aid...Join a fun and informational event for the entire family. Vendors will present information virtually from their display tables. Once you register for this event you will receive notification as to where you can pick up your Community Explosions fun bag full of information from the vendors, coupons, and discount tickets for restaurants and other venues. You will have to attend the Virtual Community Explosions in order to receive the code for the prizes.
We will have an interactive discussion on "Seeking the Common Good Through Networks and Development" with special guests Chris Robertson (Made To Flourish - Director of City Networks) and Roni Gonzalez Leahy (Made To Flourish - Regional Development Representative for the southern region). This conversation is being presented during a time when opportunities are needed for assisting in the empowerment and flourishing of our churches and communities through networks and development.
Join churches, community partners and Newsome Park Elementary School teachers and staff as we go out door to door in the Newsome Park and Marshall Courts communities, delivering empowering community virtual resources bags with giveaways, resource materials, and opportunities to win special prizes. Our schools are on a virtual learning schedule, so we are partnering to build relationships and to let families know that the local churches and other community partners, along with the teachers and staff, are here to help them thrive during these times.
Join pastors and marketplace leaders at a luncheon introduction to Made To Flourish and THRIVENT. Pastors will have the opportunity to talk about their challenges, their hopes, and their needs for support in training activities for themselves and their congregations.
Join pastors and marketplace leaders for a time of rest and leisure on the golf course, sponsored by THRIVENT and Made to Flourish. This will be an opportunity to connect with other pastors and marketplace leaders in the Hampton Roads area and to learn more about the work of Made to Flourish and THRIVENT. Practice balls, one round of golf (18 holes), golf cart, refreshments and gifts, are all being supplied free of charge.