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Sign up for 1st Saturdays at our booth for Oakland’s 9th Annual Back-to-School Volunteer Fair

Come by our "1stSaturdays" booth space on September 9th for Oakland's 9th Annual Back-to-School Volunteer...
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Free Workshop on Soil Management

Please join the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) of Santa Clara County and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for a workshop on soil health management. Learn what is a healthy soil, how it benefits your production and what...
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Small Farm Conference Oct 29/30th in Stockton, CA

Subject: California Small Farm Conference - deadline for scholarship applications Sept. 20th The deadline for applications for scholarships to the California Small Farm Conference (Oct 29/30th in Stockton, CA) for beginning farmers and ranchers is coming up fast...
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The Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival – September 16th @ Oakland Tech

The Oakland Black-Eyed Pea Festival is a celebration of African and African American culture using a cherished foodway as its theme. The Black-Eyed Pea Festival features traditional musicians, artists and craft vendors, health and community resource information....
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Freedom Farmers Market sells produce grown by Black Farmers – Every Saturday!

Freedom Farmers Market's mission is to bring traditional legacy foods from Black farmers and other socially disadvantaged farmers into Oakland as we engage a community vibe of self-reliance, cooperative community development, and healthy sustainable environments for...
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Machining and Industrial Maintenance Career Education classes start Aug. 21

Machining and Industrial Maintenance Career Education classes start Aug. 21st. Do you like to work with your hands and solve problems? The machine technology program at Laney College (Oakland) can train you for careers as a machinist and industrial maintenance...
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The Trade Winds Business Forum in Bucharest

Trade Winds: Your Next Step in Attracting European Investment "a great opportunity to learn about the European business climate, meet with potential business investors, and discuss your FDI strategy with experts on the ground in your target markets and industries! The...
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OUR VISION

Our Vision is called #Familyhood

#Familyhood is our vision. #Familyhood is a community development strategy that utilizes schools as the hub for community development. #Familyhood utilizes the schools location and its inter-generational participation to increase capacity and governance from within a...
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OUR STRATEGY

1st Saturdays is the “do now” strategy towards #Familyhood

1ST SATURDAYS DEFINES THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH AS THE OFFICIAL MONTHLY VOLUNTEER/RECRUITMENT DAY AT SCHOOL SITES. #1STSATURDAYS PROMOTES CAPACITY BUILDING AND COLLABORATION WITHIN THE SCHOOL'S THREE MAIN MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS FIRST. THESE ORGANIZATIONS ARE...
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OUR STORY

Our Story – Mo’ Better Food

During my years at Morehouse College, I was given an assignment by then Director of the Business Department Dr. William Sheftal to find economic solutions for the African -American community. My research led me to The Tuskegee Model in Tuskegee Alabama, founded by...
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GET INVOLVED

Get Involved

In order to accomplish the vision of #Familyhood, many will have to get involved. Imagine every school having functioning Student Government Associations, Parent Teacher Associations and Alumni Associations meeting every 1stSaturday of the month at the schools garden....
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