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Meet Visual Arts Specialist: Arturo Arechiga at Camp ANV!

 May 23, 2017

Arturo Arechiga is graduate of the Academy of Art University, with a Bachelors in Animation and Visual effects. Born and raised in East Oakland, Arturo never gave up on the possibility of being a visual artist, regardless of financial needs and environmental distractions. Now he is a visual artist instructor in his home town hoping … Continue reading Meet Visual Arts Specialist: Arturo Arechiga at Camp ANV!




Meet Cooking Specialist: Chris Taylor at Camp ANV!

 

Chef Chris from Zella B. BooSer Catering is at Summer Camp ANV for the second year in a row!!  Chef Christopher’s family has a long lineage of cooking soulful meals and he attributes his deep passion and inspiration of recipes to the many family holidays, cook outs and Sunday dinners;spending many summers and holidays with … Continue reading Meet Cooking Specialist: Chris Taylor at Camp ANV!




Meet Mixed Media Specialist: Gary (G-Biz) Bizer at Camp ANV!

 

Teaching Photography, Videography, DJ-ing and Podcasting, 2017 marks Gary’s 2nd Year at Camp ANV! Register your children today!  Gary Bizer is an Oakland resident who is excited about working with Oakland youth and developing their media skills in DJing, photography, videography, and audio production. He is also an On-Air Personality with iHeart Radio here in the … Continue reading Meet Mixed Media Specialist: Gary (G-Biz) Bizer at Camp ANV!




Camp ANV 2017's FAQ's

Camp ANV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

 March 28, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s): Is There an Income Requirement/Maximum? Nope! Camp ANV accepts kids from any and all income levels! Can a Child Attend for Just One Week? Yes! But, your child must attend 4 weeks of camp during the 2017 season in order to qualify for our partnership with US Bank and open an Individual Development Account. What … Continue reading Camp ANV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)




Parents: Registration is now OPEN for Camp ANV 2017!!

 February 22, 2017

Camp ANV: Spring And Summer 2017 Registration Now Open!! A Safe, Clean, EDUCATIONAL place to GROW! AND a TON of FUN! Spring Break Mini-Camp: April 3-7, 2017 from 8am-5pm* Summer Camp ANV: Session 1- June 19- July 14, 2017 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm* (closed on the 4th of July) Session 2- July 24- August 18, 2017 Mon-Fri … Continue reading Parents: Registration is now OPEN for Camp ANV 2017!!




Happy Holidays from ANV!

 December 24, 2016

Check out our family holiday photos from our Very First Community Field Trip to Muir Woods in November. AND there is still time to help us reach our $20,000 goal by Dec. 31!




Give the Gift of Love – Donate to ANV this Holiday Season

 December 13, 2016

Scrambling to find the perfect gift this holiday season? Why not the gift of love, hope, and inspiration to our Oakland community and to your friends and family? Here are a just a few ways you can spread love, warmth, and delicious food while supporting ANV’s efforts to help Oakland youth save money for education, … Continue reading Give the Gift of Love – Donate to ANV this Holiday Season




Celebrate #5YearsofDeeds – Help Us Reach Our $20,000 Fundraising Goal

 December 10, 2016

Thank you for getting us 12% toward our $20,000 goal! But we have much further to adhere to our credo of “Deeds, Not Words”. Will YOU STAND with Us and donate before Dec. 31 and match the funds already donated?




ANV honored by James Beard Foundation in 2016 Good Food Org Guide

 December 7, 2016

  Acta Non Verba’s work was recently honored in the 2016 Good Food Org Guide by the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank. The vision and objective of this guide is to focus attention on nonprofit organizations who are working in fields, kitchens, classrooms, laboratories, businesses, town halls, and Congress to create a better food system. ANV … Continue reading ANV honored by James Beard Foundation in 2016 Good Food Org Guide




Thanks…and Giving to 5 Years of ANV

 November 25, 2016

Sadly, I am not a poet. Instead, I am grateful. And humbled by the love and trust you and our community places in me and ANV. These past 5 years have gone by in a blur. It is only now, in this moment that I can sigh and say… to all of you, my loves: Thank you. I see you. I appreciate you. We thank you.