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Community Programs

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Community Programs Hosted by CAMP:

  • Art Wonderful! Youth Arts Program- Artistic and healthy activities planned for and by teenagers in the neighborhood
  • SWEAT bike shop- our backyard bike shop for kids and adults that operates on elbow grease and donations; Open 10am to 1pm Saturdays
  • Backyard Permaculture Farm- our evolving demonstration garden including a fruit orchard, garden, bee hives and chickens!
  • The People's Joy Parade - an art processional that celebrates the diversity of Zocalo Cherokee, cause parades recognize the importance of people in a community. The Parade has partnered with CAMP for the past two years to hold Costume and Gigante Building Workshops for Adults and youth and to host practices for Celia's Footbeat Choir.  Check out our Kickstarter campaigns for 2010 and 2011 and the 2010 parade budget.

 

Organizations that use CAMP's community spaces regularly:

  • Cherokee Street International Farmers Market- building sustainable healthy food systems in a disadvantaged neighborhood, the market is bringing healthy food to Cherokee Street. Also includes healthy cooking and nutrition classes for youth and adults. 
  • Cherokee Reál - a bountiful/beautiful educational container art garden and pocket park located at 2647 Cherokee focusing on healthy living and cultural activities
  • Gateway Greens - organization focusing on education about environmental justice and clean air, water and food as a basic human right.
  • Food Not Bombs -  holds regular community food shares including free food, clothes, shoes, and personal hygiene items. This is very popular in the immediate neighborhood.
  • WasabiNet - a cooperatively owned mesh WiFi network centered on the Cherokee St corridor