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Alice Street Short Competes for Best Documentary in Top Shorts Film Festival

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The Community Rejuvenation Project was honored to be informed that its Alice Street Short film was accepted into the Top Shorts online film festival to compete with over 100 short films for prizes in 50 categories. According to its website, “Top Shorts is the world’s leading online film festival, showcasing outstanding short films from around the world […]

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Abatement Alternatives: Why Oakland Needs A Mural Program (Part Two)

Detail from "woman Power." Aesthetic of murals can create positive mental health for communities and individuals.

In Part One of this series, the Community Rejuvenation Project’s (CRP) work and murals in general received unexpected praise from an unlikely source – a city abatement worker known as Erase, who publicly stated abatement was a waste of money, and that murals might be a better, more cost-efficient, alternative. The post went on to […]

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