The California Arts Council announces that the Community Rejuvenation Project has received an “Artists in Schools” grant for the 2011-2012 school and fiscal year.
For the past two weeks, CRP Albuquerque artists, Release, Bryan and Tosh, have been participating in the CRP Bay Area Artist in Residency program.
Refa’s experience is paralleled by that of graffiti artist Desi, whose nonprofit organization, Community Rejuvenation Project, has created a series of murals—both commissioned and illegal— promoting peace and nonviolence in high-crime areas throughout West and East Oakland.
Before another contingent of the Caravan for Peace set off for Mexico, its first stop was in Watsonville. CRP artists meet the activists at the Watsonville Brown Beret Bike Shack early Sunday morning.
MEDIA ADVISORY: PROTECT FRUIT TREES IN OAKLAND PUBLIC PARKS AND REQUEST POLICY CHANGE TO ALLOW PUBLIC FOOD PRODUCTION IN PUBLIC SPACES
North Oakland Neighbors are encouraged to join Oakland’s Phat Beets Produce and the Dover St. Neighborhood Group Wednesday, June 8th at the Oakland Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) to support the nation’s first clinic based community orchard and garden.
A tiny girl, her hair in neat pigtails, stops to gape open-mouthed at the bright orange nebulas swirling above her.
Gompers High School students celebrated a victory last week when the Richmond City Council awarded them $1,000 to restore a mural that was painted out by the city’s graffiti abatement team.