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Winter Solstice Art Market!

 December 12, 2023

Shop small this holiday season by supporting local and small business owners and artists at our Winter Solstice Artisans Market! Happening on December 16, 2023 at our West Oakland Farm … Continue reading Winter Solstice Art Market!




What Affirms YOU? The Nature of “The Work” & What WE Do!💜

 December 7, 2023

Dear Loved Ones, As an advocate for the well-being of ALL children, I invite you to join us in making a meaningful impact in the lives of young people across … Continue reading What Affirms YOU? The Nature of “The Work” & What WE Do!💜




Affirm This: Helping Children THRIVE by Sparking Joy through Nature!💚

 November 2, 2023

Dear Friends, As I prepare to welcome my first child into the world this month, I’ve been reflecting a lot on what children need to grow & THRIVE. They need … Continue reading Affirm This: Helping Children THRIVE by Sparking Joy through Nature!💚




Affirm This: Strengthening Food Sovereignty & the Local Food System by Elevating BIPOC Small Farmers!

 October 10, 2023

              Dear Friends, As we enter an abundant harvest and come to the end of yet another beautiful growing season we celebrate the strides … Continue reading Affirm This: Strengthening Food Sovereignty & the Local Food System by Elevating BIPOC Small Farmers!




Meet the ANV Community

 June 2, 2023

Our community is diverse, resilient, creative, and powerful! Together, we are working hard to create a better world for Oakland youth where they can learn valuable skills, engage with nature, … Continue reading Meet the ANV Community




ANV Is Now the Steward of The West Oakland Farm Park, City Slicker Farms

 June 1, 2023

Photos By Aliya Benudiz. All Rights Reserved. Acta Non Verba and City Slicker Farms are excited to announce a collaborative, organizational merger! This partnership will expand on years of efforts … Continue reading ANV Is Now the Steward of The West Oakland Farm Park, City Slicker Farms




ANV Welcomes Four New Board Members!

 May 12, 2023

ANV is excited to have the support of these four impressive women! We look forward to working with them and growing our organization with the help of their unique perspectives. … Continue reading ANV Welcomes Four New Board Members!




ANV Is Seeking New Board Members!

 October 7, 2022

APPLY to Join Acta Non Verba’s Brilliant, Fun & Diverse Board of Directors! Tuesday, November 15th is the application deadline for 2022! Find our Board Inquiry Packet HERE: bit.ly/ANVBoard2022 Find … Continue reading ANV Is Seeking New Board Members!




A Case for JOY Activism – Kelly D. Carlisle

 April 26, 2022

Let’s start with my RAGE and a reminder of why we do what we do. I know that I probably don’t have to tell you, but ANV is ALL ABOUT … Continue reading A Case for JOY Activism – Kelly D. Carlisle




Acta Non Verba announces RJ Martin, AAMS® as ANV’s Youth Financial Investment Advisor

 March 31, 2022

RJ Martin began his career at Edward Jones in 2012. As the son of an educator that taught special-needs children for over 20 years, he has taken the same care … Continue reading Acta Non Verba announces RJ Martin, AAMS® as ANV’s Youth Financial Investment Advisor