Motion created for Social Justice and ending the racial divide will continueThanks for Juneteenth and the celebration of real freedom for all!
In Goode Faith
let’s go Norfolk !
Norfolk's 3 C's
I Love Norfolk!
James Rogers – NorfolkWeekly Call with Church… come alongside; help us; impact the City. Step beyond your own walls! Get out into the streets
www.everychildoregon.org is the Portland initiative.
Tina VickChurch south district of Newport News. Very high level of poverty. Highest unemployment, crime, etc. Redo the housing. Need to invest in human capital. Tough conversations needed in the neighborhoods.We don’t need to expect Violence in our city and neighborhoods.
www.mentoring.org is a national organization for middle school mentoring
Donnie Tuck2 years ago this month. Macedonian call. Local missions focus. Access to resources. Cities United black on black crime. Middle Schools: Teachers can let us know who the individuals who probably will end up in Criminal Justice System. Looking for mentors to reach out to these individuals for a 2 ½ year mentorship program.
Andrew TrivetteThe Church can give guidance… Creative ideas to talk about “What’s Next?”
Mayor Goode:Every solution begins with a conversation.
The mental health issues that develope from systemic opression and community abuse contributes to what we see (violence) in impoverised neighborhoods. What can we do about that as a church?
Every solution begins with a conversation
Good question, Victoria - that's a good topic for an extended conversation...
Christian principles to solve problems and issues. This is key to opening the doors of conversations. Thank you Mayor Goode for your service and presence.
equal justice initiative?
Wilson Goode:We need to remember our History. 1619 African Slaves brought to America. Land taken from Native Americans. Keep the conversation going. Talk to your enemies.I didn’t put my Bible on the shelf went I went into office. Christian principles can heal our society and address problems with real solutions.
Yes-the organization founded by Bryan Stephenson-just quoted by Mr. James
Relationships don't happen without INTENTIONAL fellowship.
James Rogers1 Thing we can doCall to action. Brian Severson… opposite of poverty is not wealth… It is Justice! Access – what can you do? i.e. Covid19 testing. Relationships. How do we talk to residents… people in our cities.
Fellowship will help to destroy stereotypes. No matter the color.
The Movie “Just Mercy” is Bryan Stevenson’s autobiography.
Tina VickKeep conversations going. Get to know people. Next steps can be small events to get to know each other. You really need to develop relationships. My family and your family… what has shaped your life? We are here to serve our people… past small divides and into the larger questions and issues.
Donnie TuckJoin a weekly Bible Study. Only African American in the group. Conversations we are having about race are very necessary. Until blacks & whites have hard conversations we will be challenged moving forward.
Love expects the best . . .
Try to assume others are well-intentioned/positive intent
Andrew TrivetteCatherine Rowe at W&M. Start every conversation with the assumption of positive intent. Stop preconceived notions… (Love believes the best!)
Mayor GoodeMovement Day in Philadelphia. What gives hope? Final Council to this group?MD links up people across racial, denominational, and economic backgrounds. Brings people together who would never have been together otherwise. Job is to improve the lives of people. Who we are makes all the difference. We are Ambassadors of grace.
Mac Pier - For the 757: Big goals? Mentoring goals… How can we find, recruit and train godly mentors for the next generation?
Walk the talk!
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Thank you so much everyone!
Great words of wisdom shared today. Many thanks and blessings to all the City Leaders.
Thank you for the opportunity to share in your wisdom and for all that you do for our communities.
Thanks to all of you for joining us today
Abraham Lincoln quotes:“American will never be destroyed from the outside” and“I destroy my enemies by making them my friends.”
Great to be with you all.
God bless u all
It was good to be with all of you. Thank you.
Thanks for today's invitation. Blessings