These change agents are committed to their faith,
passionate about creating a just world, and driven to do good.
MEET THE 2017 FELLOWS & PARTICIPANTS*
“I am committed to manifesting a world where women, particularly Black Women, are free.”
“I am driven to bring forth love, hope and peace to women healing from violence and abuse.”
SHONDA NICOLE GLADDEN
“I want to do good by cultivating communal spaces, curating stories and creating resources to inspire ALL—particularly marginalized people—to live fully into their best selves.”
“I want to build eco-justice oriented tiny houses for lower socioeconomic African American families.“
“I want to create space and a healthy model for communities to come together to exercise creative muscles and discover new abilities, which can be shared worldwide.”
“The good I do is driven by my deep passion to connect to and support those who often are ignored and seen as a threat or the source of a problem instead of the solution.”
LYVONNE BRIGGS PICOU
“I am fiercely committed to addressing the taboo and stigma attached to childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in the Black community.”
“I am dedicated to making sure that neighborhoods can become safer and greener without displacing the poor and people of color.“
San Antonio, TX
“I am passionate about the local church and exploring creative ways to sustain work in ministry.”
“My wife Kit and I want to create a space for healing and hope for women healing from violence and abuse.”
“I want to curate safe, supportive and empowering spaces for Black women.”
“I pragmatically envision how diverse neighborhoods can grow food abundance where all people are nourished and embraced.”
CALLID KEEFE-PERRY &
Arlington, MA & Richmond, VA
“We want to do good by supporting and advocating for the growth of individuals and organizations whose work is at the intersection of theology, spirituality and the arts.”
*Fellows have applied and been selected to join the DO GOOD X 8-week Startup Accelerator.
Participants have applied and been accepted to attend the DO GOOD X 2 1/2 day Jump Start experience.