Rosewood Initiative

Share Your Opinion, Rockwood Area Neighbors Listening Circle; Rosewood Initiative: Apr 21, 2014 7-9PM

04/21/2014 - 7:00pm
04/21/2014 - 9:00pm
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Rockwood Area Neighbors Listening Circle; Rosewood Initiative: Apr 21, 2014 7-9PM. An open discussion for Rockwood Area Neighbors from Wilkes East, Centennial, North Gresham, or Rockwood. Info here!

Tell Us What Works, and What Could Be Even Better

When: Mon Apr 21, 2014 7PM-9PM
Where: Rosewood Initiative
161126 SE Stark St
Gresham OR
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Refreshments will be served

You're Invited!
Camassia Community Planning, a grad student group from Portland State University has partnered with the Rockwood Neighborhood Association to host an open discussion for Rockwood Area Neighbors from Wilkes East, Centennial, North Gresham, or Rockwood. We want to hear about what works in your neighborhood, and what could be even better!

Camassia Community Planning, with the support of Planning and Urban Design department of the City of Gresham, will develop Opportunity Maps, using an innovative method for analyzing and displaying the neighborhood conditions that affect community health and well-being. In order to ensure that the maps reflect the lived experiences of the residents of Gresham, Camassia would like to come to you to start a conversation about the opportunities you see in your area. Take the 5-min Survey!

Free Community Event, Rosewood Summer Kick Off: Fri Jun 14, 2013 6PM-9PM

06/14/2013 - 6:00pm
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Free Community Event, Rosewood Summer Kick Off: Fri Jun 14, 2013 6PM-9PM. Building Our Community Together. Info here
Rosewood Café, 162nd & SE Stark

Join The Fun!

When: Fri Jun 14, 2013 6-9PM
Where: Rosewood Cafe & Community Center
16126 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Rosewood Summer Kick Off!!
The Rosewood Initiative is collaborating with Morpheus Youth Project, American Indian Movement, Resolutions NW, David Douglas and Centennial High School Students, One Life and others to celebrate a kick off to a safe summer! It's going to be a blast and everyone is welcome!

Performances by: Restorative Justice students, Mexica Tiahui, local BBoys, One Life, Also, Taj Rockitt, Double Up, All Soul, Rey Totum and THE LOCALS! With DJ Weather on the turn tables...join us for a night of music, food and fun in Rosewood!

We need help with donations of bottled water, snacks, and positive adult presence.

In other news, the remodel of Rosewood is well under way, our walls and floors are painted and we're working on things like lighting, plumbing, room acoustics, and lots of other odds and ends. We couldn't do it without the THOUSANDS of volunteer hours from our neighbors and partners. Thank you everyone!

Rosewood T-shirts are in today, we're going to be selling them for $20 to raise some money for the great work we're doing. Stop by to pick one up and see the progress we're making. Keep in touch on our FaceBook group page, search The Rosewood Initiative and ask to join to keep up to date.

Rosewood Area Prosperity Initiative visioning workshop, Rosewood Cafe: Jan 25, 2011 3-5PM

01/25/2012 - 3:00pm
01/25/2012 - 5:00pm
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Rosewood Area Prosperity Initiative visioning workshop, Rosewood Cafe: Jan 25, 2011 3-5PM. Show your support. Everyone who lives or works in or around the Rosewood area will benefit from the success of the Rosewood Initiative. Details here!

When: Wed Jan 25, 2012 3-5PM
Where: Rosewood Cafe
609 SE 162nd Ave
(just south of Stark next to Sam's Restaurant)
Portland, OR
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Building Community - Neighbors helping neighbors

We need your participation in the next phase of the Rosewood Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative, a project with Portland Development Commission to support the emerging Rosewood business district.

Join us this Wednesday, January 25th from 3-5pm for a visioning workshop. We will discuss and outline a vision for increasing the economic competitiveness of Rosewood. It is crucial at this stage to have a diverse range of perspectives and participation. Nick Sauvie from Rose Community Development Corporation will facilitate and we will have a Spanish interpreter to assist our conversation.

We hope you can make it! This work is in conjunction with our public safety efforts and is an important part of bringing in the resources that we need for long-term improvement in the Rosewood community. Thank you for continuing to be involved in Rosewood!

Jenny Glass, The Rosewood Initiative

Rosewood, Proposed 'Mini' Urban Renewal Area Meeting: Nov 8, 2011 5:30PM

11/08/2011 - 5:30pm
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The ROSEWOOD area is proposed to be a new

When: Tue Nov 8, 2011 5:30PM
Where: IRCO
10301 NE Glisan
Portland, OR
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Show Your Support Tonight!
Meeting with Portland Development Commission at 5:30pm at IRCO, 10301 NE Glisan, Portland to explore the options of the ROSEWOOD area as a new "mini-urban renewal area."

This is our first workshop to discuss what resources that could bring our neighborhood. It's extremely important that we have a diverse group of people to represent us, please come participate!.

Rosewood Area Community Meeting, Rosewood Cafe: Nov 16, 2011 1:00PM

11/16/2011 - 1:00pm
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Rosewood Area Community Meeting, Rosewood Cafe: Nov 16 2011 1:00PM. Show your support. Everyone who lives or works in or around the Rosewood area will benefit from the success of the Rosewood Initiative. Details here!

When: Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:000PM
Where: Rosewood Cafe
609 SE 162nd Ave
(at Stark, in Village Square plaza)
Portland, OR
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Building Community - Neighbors helping neighbors

About Rosewood
The Rosewood Initiative is a non-profit organization launched in 2009 dedicated to making the Rosewood area a safe and desirable place to live, work, and play. To accomplish this goal, they are partnering with residents, apartment managers and owners, businesses, churches, government agencies, social services, neighborhood associations, and public safety agencies.

Rosewood is a roughly 15-block area around the intersection of NE 162nd & Burnside. The neighborhood is most commonly defined as SE 157th to SE 165th and NE Holiday to SE Alder.

Everyone who lives or works in or around the Rosewood area will benefit from the success of the Rosewood Initiative.

The Rosewood Initiative monthly meeting: Mar 21, 2012 1-2PM

03/21/2012 - 1:00pm
03/21/2012 - 2:00pm
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The Rosewood Initiative monthly meeting: Mar 21, 2012 1-2PM. Building Our Community Together. Info here!

When: Wed Mar 21, 2012 1-2PM
Where: Rosewood Cafe
609 SE 162nd Av
Portland, OR
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The Rosewood Initiative monthly community meeting is Mar 21st from 1-2pm at Rosewood Cafe, 609 SE 162nd Ave. Everyone's invited to attend.

Here's what's on the agenda

  • Public safety, what's going on with all the police in our area? Neighborhood Response Team, Special Enforcement Team, Gang Enforcement Team, gang outreach and partnership work between Portland and Gresham Police across the 162nd divide.
  • Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative partnership with Portland Development Commission- our vision for the Rosewood neighborhood and 10 years of support from PDC!
  • Rosewood Cafe- really, when are we going to start construction?? and we got a piano!
  • Youth activities- Youth Night, possibility for open gym at Oliver Elementary, Backpack Project partnership with Oliver and Parklane Elementary Schools and local churches, connecting Lewis and Clark college students with Centennial Learning Center HS students for college readiness mentoring
  • Bike fair in May?
  • Mural project on the 76 Gas Station for summer 2012?
  • April 14th celebration of partnerships
  • Funding...a quick summary

It sounds like a lot, but these are going to be quick updates because we want to make sure you all connect with one another on the work that's happening.

Of course, you can always check rosewoodinitiative.org to keep updated, but there is nothing like coming out and taking part in this!

Rosewood Area Community Meeting, Rosewood Cafe: Jan 18, 2011 1:00PM

01/18/2012 - 1:00pm
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Rosewood Area Community Meeting, Rosewood Cafe: Jan 18, 2012 1:00PM. Show your support. Everyone who lives or works in or around the Rosewood area will benefit from the success of the Rosewood Initiative. Details here!

When: Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:000PM
Where: Rosewood Cafe
609 SE 162nd Ave
(just south of Stark next to Sam's Restaurant)
Portland, OR
Get Map!

Building Community - Neighbors helping neighbors

Our next monthly Rosewood Community Meeting is around the corner, join us for a conversation about safety in our community: Wednesday, January 18th at 1pm at Rosewood Cafe- 609 SE 162nd Ave (just south of Stark next to Sam's Restaurant)

In the recent past, this community meeting has covered a variety of topics, but we see the need to bring this back to a focused conversation on public safety in our area. We will give brief updates on our progress with the Rosewood space and our partnership with Portland Development Commission on economic development, but the majority of this meeting will focus on how we can continue making the Rosewood neighborhood a safe place for everyone to live, work and play.

We need your perspective to make this a positive and productive conversation. Hope to see you there!

Jenny Glass, The Rosewood Initiative

Rosewood Initiative; High crime rate, drugs, gangs and violence unite a community

Rosewood Initiative; High crime rate, drugs, gangs and violence unite a community. Details here!
Max rider, 162nd & Burnside

Neighbors helping neighbors

The Rosewood Initiative is a non-profit organization launched in 2009 dedicated to making the Rosewood area a safe and desirable place to live, work, and play.

Working Together
To accomplish this goal, they are partnering with residents, apartment managers and owners, businesses, churches, government agencies, social services, neighborhood associations, and public safety agencies.

Rosewood is a roughly 15-block area around the intersection of NE 162nd & E. Burnside. The neighborhood is most commonly defined as SE 157th to SE 165th and NE Holiday to SE Alder. About 70 percent of the area’s 6,500 residents live in 46 apartment complexes.

Unfortunately, many residents in the Rosewood area are at risk due to the influence of gangs, drugs, and human trafficking activities in and around the community. For that reason, the Rosewood Initiative is developing an outreach program called RISE (Rosewood Initiative Sisters Empowered) to help identify at-risk youth and connect them to appropriate mentorship and service programs.

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