Rosewood Repair Cafe!

Last Thursday, August 14th, 2014 the Rosewood Repair Cafe went on! There was 53 participants with 65 items brought in to be fixed. The community brought in bikes, sewing machines, small appliances and other items to be fixed! Everyone went home with the effort of trying to relive what they had brought, or went home with an item in their hands that could be of use once again!

We’d like to thank all the volunteers that came out and helped around or helped fixed the items the community brought. We appreciate it!! go to Repair PDX and check out different locations, in case you missed this one or have more things you’d like to get fixed!

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National Night Out Week Event !

St.Joseph The Worker Church hosted a National Night Out event last Thursday outside of Rosewood! The community came out and partied together for the free community dinner that took place. The Portland Fire Department, Portland Police Department, and a police officer from Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office came out as well to make a connection with the community for a feel of safeness! We all had fun bringing this awesome event and seeing how many others enjoyed it!

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The Snowman Foundation Welcomes A New Piano To Rosewood!

We’d like to thank The Snowman Foundation for gifting The Rosewood Initiative with a new piano! We really appreciate it! Just as The Snowman Foundation has made a donation to the Rosewood Initiative, we’re asking if members from the Rosewood community could contribute in a small donation to The Snowman Foundation in honor of the Play It Forward Program! If you’d like to make a donation please contact us @ or (503) 208-2562 !




Youth Twirl, Jump, and Laugh Their Way To The Top!!!

The Aspire Project joins us again this summer for more twirls and lessons! Last week The Aspire Project held a dance camp for about a number of 25 girls ! These girls were committed to dance everyday of the week to learn and achieve goals! This has been a great opportunity for the community, free dance lessons are offered to anyone youth in the community! With dance the girls realize their potential and build up their self- esteem for the future! The Aspire Project is holding another dance camp next week, where another group of girls with have the change to jump and twirl their way to a higher self-esteem!




Bicycle Safety Was Indeed A Fiesta !!

The Bicycle Safety Fiesta was a success on Saturday, this event brought many people from the community. They all gathered around the Rosewood area and interacted not only with the community but also with the different organizations that helped us make this event become a reality! We are very fortunate to have partnerships with these organizations, making them part of our team! We hope that the families that came and supported had as much fun as we did creating this fiesta!

Rosewood thanks: Portland Police Bureau, Gresham Fire Department, Multnomah County Sheriffs Office, STRYVE, Department of Human Services, Department of Community Justice, all the dance groups, and all volunteers.