CHANGE-MAKERS


These change agents are committed to their faith,

passionate about creating a just world, and driven to do good.

MEET THE 2017 FELLOWS & PARTICIPANTS*

FELLOWS


HAZEL CHERRY
Washington, D.C.

I am committed to manifesting a world where women, particularly Black Women, are free.”

KIT EVANS-FORD
Davenport, IA

“I am driven to bring forth love, hope and peace to women healing from violence and abuse.”


SHONDA NICOLE GLADDEN
Marion, IN

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.”


NIKKI HOSKINS
Morristown, NJ

I want to build eco-justice oriented tiny houses for lower socioeconomic African American families.


GREG KAUPER
Richmond, IN

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
Washington, DC

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
Oakland, CA

I am fiercely committed to addressing the taboo and stigma attached to childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in the Black community.”

TYLER SIT
Minneapolis, MN

I am dedicated to making sure that neighborhoods can become safer and greener without displacing the poor and people of color.

PARTICIPANTS


ELIZABETH BIEDRZYCKI
San Antonio, TX

I am passionate about the local church and exploring creative ways to sustain work in ministry.”

 

DWIGHT FORD
Davenport, IA

“My wife Kit and I want to create a space for healing and hope for women healing from violence and abuse.”


NEICHELLE GUIDRY
Chicago, IL

I want to curate safe, supportive and empowering spaces for Black women.”

ARMEL MARTIN
Minneapolis, MN

I pragmatically envision how diverse neighborhoods can grow food abundance where all people are nourished and embraced.”

 

CALLID KEEFE-PERRY &
LAKISHA LOCKHART
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.