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Earth Day South LA – TAKE BACK THE BLOCK FUNDRAISER – Free Family Event!

Earth Day South LA-TAKE BACK THE BLOCK FUNDRAISER–Free Family Event!– APRIL 8TH 2pm to 7pm

Donations Requested

Click here to RSVP on Facebook.
This year’s Earth Day South LA is our usual family freindly event packed with fun/educational activities spanning many issues pertinent to the heatlh of our planet.

MUSIC

Mark “Djank Munkee” Gutierrez of Jungle Rhythm

Special event sets from DJ Graciela

Sheila Govindarajnan

The Crudes

EVENT HIGHLIGHT: Doctors and Engineers will perform a full set including new music, not on their current EP!!!

ART

Open Call for local artists/muralists to create art work designs at the event that can potentially be incopprated into the rennovated building. 

SPECIAL PAUL ROBESON FEATURE

This year is a fundraiser for the Paul Robeson Community Wellness Center (PRCWC) construction fund. We are asking those who can to donate $20.00 toward this fund for attending this amazing event. Don’t know who Paul Robeson is, or want to learn more? The event will launch an on-site exhibit about Paul Robeson by local collector Alden Kimbraugh and the inaugral performance of a new spoken word piece by TV star Sheldon Baily. Don’t know what the PRCWC is, the event will include a tour of the space and will showcase a model and renderings of the rennovations that will happen. 

ACTIVITIES & BOOTHS

Come out and enjoy:

Children’s art activities by MamaEarth

Hands on gardening (building a rasied bed & chicken keeping) and nutrition from Garden Gateway

Bike safety workshop & bike ride (from the EXPO Farm to the event) by Shuntain of South LA Riderz 

Acupuncture from Jenny Garcia

Accessing healthcare by Community Health Councils

Free Street Tree Sign Ups by the City of Los Angeles, learn details about sustainability and tree planting efforts in South LA

FOOD & DRINK

Local beyond organic produce, eggs, honey, jams, sauces, masalas and other value added itms from the Village Market Place. 

Delicious prepared vegan food and drinks from Chef Zaneta’s Vegan Kitchen and VMP. 

Event will feature a special brew made with EXPO Farm pineapple sage from the team at South Central Brewing Company

VENDORS

Family made FLY attire and accessories by Flor

Hand made craft items from Indian Women’s Collective by Kristeen Singh

Crafty locally made knick knacks from the Maroquin Family – and you get to try out your skills on their button-making machine 

LEARN ABOUT CSU

A loop of video pieces will showcase CSU’s history and current work & an accompanying photographic exhibit will present CSU’s timeline.

Call for Volunteers!

 

For more details and to RSVP contact Neelam Sharma at 213 746 1216 or Neelam@csuinc.org

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