MANDELA MARKETPLACE Overview
Geographic areas served: West Oakland
Mandela MarketPlace is a 510c3 community leadership incubator that provides civic engagement, economic and entrepreneurial opportunity to low-income residents and minority farmers.
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I had the pleasure of engaging with Mandela Market place in South Conuty the unincorporated areas Ashland/Cherryland. Mandela Market place have and is currently managing two grant projects in my local community. Dana have been an inspiration to me personally an professionally as a woman. I've ... more »
I first met Dana at the Socap conference. It's a huge conference with a lot of fairly high falutin people. Dana's talk about her work transforming neighborhoods by galvanizing community members was by far the strongest presentation I saw. I have worked in the nonprofit sector for 10 years and I... more »
I live in West Oakland and want to shout out the work Mandela MarketPlace does to bring good food and good income to our neighborhood. One of their projects, Mandela Foods on 7th St, buys mostly from local farmers through another Mandela MarketPlace project, Earth's Produce Distribution. They pay ... more »