The Welcome Home Coalition kicked its first leadership academy class here at Rosewood last week . There were many compelling stories about the living situations that many of out neighbors face. The Academy was a great way for the community to become engaged and informed about the housing crisis and what they can do to advocate for their rights. Come be a part of this great movement. The next gathering will be February 25th at 6:00 p.m.
Thanks to The City of Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program, Paul Watts and his team from Graffiti Removal Services, Inc. We are now Graffiti free and you can be too!
Shout out to Jason, Rosewood’s Community Engagement Coordinator & community youth , who painted over the backdoors of our building!
You can help combat graffiti in less than 3 minutes!
What to do if you see graffiti:
1) Stop and take a photo with your phone!
2) Note the location (addresses are most helpful)
3) Send the photo of the Graffiti with location to
You can also report Graffiti directly to Graffiti Removal Services, Inc. GRS only uses environmentally friendly removal techniques and happens to be the Nation’s first completely mobile Graffiti Removal Company!
Together we can clean up our communities!
Contact Graffiti Removal Services, Inc.
Office phone is 503.231.1414
Or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact The City of Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program.
This Monday at Rosewood we will be holding a public forum on renters rights and living wages hosted by 15NowPDX. Its gonna be an awesome conversation and hope that you would be there to join us. Starts at 7pm. See you there!
Introducing the 1st Annual New Home Economics Short Story Contest. A common vision for the future is one of gloom and doom but if we spend our time dreaming, writing, and sharing stories of a positive future, the communities of earth will be a lot better off.
Your short story will be considered for cash prizes, publication, and an invitation to speak at a closing celebration in April of 2016.
Subject: A household living in a positive and possible future.
Length: 700 – 1,100 words
Help us out by linking your Fred Meyer’s reward card to The Rosewood Initiative! Takes less than 3 minutes!
Find out more information about the Community Rewards program here Fred Meyers Community Rewards
Sign Up Now! Link to The Rosewood Initiative, by searching up our name or our organization number ‘85418‘
Rosewood’s new eBike took Jason around the neighborhood to do outreach! The best part of the ride was the SPEED!!!! #eBikeActive
Get the word out! Friday Night Jams are still happening!
Free food and entertainment at Rosewood, every Friday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. for teens!
We had the honor of hosting Dance Camp at Rosewood this week! There was about 17 participants that put all their hard work and energy towards their routine. The theme of the camp was minions and as you can see the yellow shirts and thick black glasses. They performed there three jazz routines today for family and friends and did such an amazing job. Its great to see youth in the space doing something empowering. Take a look at these pictures from the event!