These change agents are committed to their faith,
passionate about creating a just world, and driven to do good.
Determined to solve our global water crisis, Baiyina is on a mission to alleviate environmental issues impacting individuals and families at the most basic levels of need.
Mending Life Concepts Empowerment Group
With a focus on emotional wellness, Margaret seeks to provide faith communities with better access to spiritual and clinically trained professionals in times of distress.
Latishia’s desire to reduce society’s “empathy deficit” is leading her on an exploratory journey to help individuals struggling with sexual and reproductive justice issues.
Years of experience in cultural development inspired Velma to leverage the power of storytelling for social change initiatives that address social division and disconnect in our communities.
JULIUS JESSUP PETERSON
Roots, Seeds, and Branches
The impact toxic institutional power has on the lives of marginalized groups motivates Julius to reimagine and expand mental health services that renew and restore trauma survivors.
Nearly 1 in 3 children in the U.S. are overweight or obese. This startling statistic is what fuels Dr. Ryan Powell’s drive to improve youth engagement around health and wellness through technology.
Village Life Reentry Support
Anthony plans to heal our communities and reduce recidivism by creating a holistic support system for returning citizens that addresses the trauma of mass incarceration, police brutality, and gun violence.
She Tried It
San Leandro, CA
Curated experiences that disrupt social norms and challenge gender stereotypes is Chasma’s vision for widespread women empowerment that promotes authenticity, equality, and self-love.
Through strategic collaboration, Tabitha hopes to bridge the gap between communities in the African diaspora to strengthen social, cultural and economic relations.
Little Sisters Speak
“I am committed to manifesting a world where women, particularly Black Women, are free.”
SHONDA NICOLE GLADDEN
GOOD to the SOUL
“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 create space and a healthy model for communities to come together to exercise creative muscles and discover new abilities, which can be shared worldwide.”
Joseph Kitchen Project
“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.”
Valley Learning Lab
San Antonio, TX
“I am passionate about the local church and exploring creative ways to sustain work in ministry.”
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.