These change agents are committed to their faith,
passionate about creating a just world, and driven to do good.
Baiyina is inspired to develop environmentally safe, quality, and affordable baby products to close the access gap for low-income parents.
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.
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 marginalized communities motivates Julius to develop a virtual reality simulation (VRS) that addresses racial violence and trauma. This VRS has a unique focus on potential perpetrators whose perception of threat could create actions that inflict harm on people of color.
GoHealth Kids Fitness Deck
Nearly 1 in 3 children in the U.S. are overweight or obese. This heartbreaking statistic fuels Dr. Powell’s passion to improve youth engagement around health and fitness through his mobile app and augmented reality playing cards.
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.
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.