Mission: To support greening efforts, public gardens, tree planting/care, park maintenance and beautification, vegetation management to reduce fire risks, mentoring of at-risk youth and involvement of volunteers in Oakland.
Results: The Oakland Landscape Committee landscapes and maintains the Firestorm Memorial Garden, Gateway Garden park site, North Oakland Sports Field entry garden and open space area, and the Broadway Pollinator Garden.
Target demographics: landscape and maintain public gardens
Direct beneficiaries per year: Mentor at-risk youth on weekly basis working in 4 public gardens and other greening and vegetation management projects.
Geographic areas served: Oakland
Programs: developing pollinator gardens, park maintenance and beautification, tree planting and care, vegetation management for reducing fire risks, creek restoration and maintenance, mentoring of at-risk youth in community service projects working with the County of Alameda Probation Department Weekend Training Academy