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Redwood Credit Union provide support and funding

Redwood Credit Union provide support and funding | 100 Black Men of Sonoma County, Inc.

The 100 BMOSC and the Redwood Credit Union agree to a joint agreement in which the Redwood Credit Union provide support and funding in the amount of $2,500 to back a financial literacy program for the youth we both serve in Sonoma County.

The Male Success Initiative mentoring program meetings continue with the students from SSU under the leadership of Andre Bailey.

We receive and inquiry from Sunrise Rotary Club asking if the 100 Black Men of Sonoma County would be interested in partnering with them in a joint mentoring program.  Jim Gray is reviewing the idea as of this date.

A meeting is planned with Rachael Cutcher, Scholarship Office Director and J Mulineaux, Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation to discuss the Bea and Homer Harris Scholarship.  Marion Walker and Arthur Chaney are taking the lead from the 100BMOSC.  

A Bylaws Review Committee was established by President Chaney to review and propose General Bylaw changes to the membership body. Work continues as of this date. 

On July 17, 2020, Mayor Tom Schwedhelm, Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro, Economic Development Division Director Raissa de la Rosa, and Community Engagement Coordinator Danielle Garduño, met with President, Arthur B. Chaney,  Dr. Jim Gray, Gerarde Moret, and Dr. Greg Granderson. 

Discussion Points and Themes

The discussion centered around three areas:

  • Training of law enforcement officers,
  • Officer accountability, and
  • Policy change at various levels of government that influence or impact local law enforcement agencies

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~ Martin Luther King

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