Stories from our Community

Passionate and committed

As the organizer in training, Candice hopes to grow, empower, and develop the community of Rome.

Passionate and committed
Candice Spivey
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Open and honest conversations around the issue of race

I have developed what I believe to be lifelong relationships, and friendships through my involvement in One Community United.

Open and honest conversations around the issue of race
Charles Love
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I’m so grateful for all the people who are on this journey

This has truly led to a life changing six years for us. What we have learned, the friendships we have made, and the work we have done through meetings, educational events, One Table, and forming a non-profit are what keep me engaged and hopeful.

I’m so grateful for all the people who are on this journey
Cheryl Jenkins
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I want to be part of the solution and not the problem

Before I joined OCU, I was heartened to see that other citizens both black and white had already joined and that I was not alone in wanting to create a just civil society for all Americans.

I want to be part of the solution and not the problem
R. Rex Hussmann
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