The ROC Center welcomes Kinyange House

The ROC Center welcomes Kinyange House

Meet our partner Georges Dakonsa, founder of Kinyange House and learn about their vision. My name is Georges Dakonsa.  I come from the Democratic Republic of Congo.  I have five kids; four boys and one girl.  I have an extensive background in diverse fields, and have...
ROC Renovations

ROC Renovations

ROC Renovations February 19, 2020 If you have visited the ROC Center lately, you probably noticed things look a little bit different. In December, the floors received a little TLC one Saturday morning. The New City Church pastor and Advisory Council teamed up to mop...
Making a (Snack) Impact

Making a (Snack) Impact

Making a (Snack) Impact February 09, 2019 What’s a Thanksgiving dinner without a turkey? For a few Cedar Rapids families, that is a worry they did not have to face this holiday season. The ROC Center partnered with Snack Impact, a local nonprofit, to distribute turkey...
ACT Prep Course

ACT Prep Course

ACT Prep Course February 08, 2019 On January 11th,  several students from the Cedar Rapids area braved the snowy roads for an afternoon of preparing for the ACT. Carolyn Petersen volunteered her time to lead the course. During the four-hour class, she covered common...
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