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Acta Non Verba in NYC for the 2019 Renewal Awards!

 April 5, 2019

This week the Atlantic and Allstate announced the winners of the fourth annual Renewal Awards Wednesday at an event in New York City! This annual event recognizes non-profit organizations that are stepping in to play a vital role in building healthy, sustainable, and equitable communities.  Five winners from across the country were carefully selected from … Continue reading Acta Non Verba in NYC for the 2019 Renewal Awards!




The Success of Grow Your Imagination 2018!

 December 20, 2018

Here’s what happened that night: “Loved it! It was fun and tasty and informative. I learned about a new author and got a chance to buy an autographed book! Thanks ANV!” -GYI Attendee The evening began at the VIP gathering at Lungomare Restaurant in Jack London Square, featuring drinks and lite bites. Then a beautiful ferry … Continue reading The Success of Grow Your Imagination 2018!




Grow Your Imagination! A Silent Reading Party Benefit for Acta Non Verba

 October 30, 2018

Acta Non Verba would like to thank all of those who attended and supported this event! Here are some highlights from “Grow Your Imagination” A Silent Reading Party Benefit for Acta Non Verba! Photos courtesy of ©Pete Rosos Photography GIY- Flyer w sponsors




ANV’s 3rd Annual Community Field Trip is Happening on Saturday, 11/17 at Redwood Regional Park in Oakland!

 October 10, 2018

Family Photos by Pete Rosos of 2812 Photography. All Rights Reserved. Grab your spot! Join ANV for a fun day out at East Bay Regional Parks District’s  Redwood Regional Park! Just 20 minutes from Tassafaronga Recreation Center, you and your family will be treated to a naturalist led tour of this beautiful park! See our video … Continue reading ANV’s 3rd Annual Community Field Trip is Happening on Saturday, 11/17 at Redwood Regional Park in Oakland!




Our First Delivery to Mandela Foods Cooperative!

 October 8, 2018

Photos Courtesy of Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project | All Right Reserved Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Our After-School Program (ASP) made their first store delivery to Mandela Foods Cooperative Grocery Store, last week! Youth members participating in ASP pick fresh pineapple-guavas from our WOW Farm site. We walked them across the street and … Continue reading Our First Delivery to Mandela Foods Cooperative!




Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s “Grow Your Imagination” Silent Reading Party Benefit on 11/29/18!

 October 5, 2018

Dear Community Partner,                  Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) – an East Oakland non-profit organization – was established in 2010 to empower youth to plan, plant, harvest and sell organically grown produce.  Uniquely, 100% of the proceeds are placed into savings accounts for their educational pathway. Today, we are writing to invite you … Continue reading Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s “Grow Your Imagination” Silent Reading Party Benefit on 11/29/18!




WOW Farm is Now a Project of Acta Non Verba!

 September 26, 2018

Photos By Aaron De La Cerda and Kahlil Johnson All Rights Reserved. What is Wow Farm? Wow Farm has operated in West Oakland for nearly 20 years and is now a project of Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project! At Wow Farm we employ organic and natural farming methods to grow more than 20 … Continue reading WOW Farm is Now a Project of Acta Non Verba!




ANV’s Victory V. Lee Award for Excellence

 September 24, 2018

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project’s (ANV) Victory V. Lee Award for Excellence annually recognizes the current year’s “outstanding service to the community”, beginning in 2017. It is awarded to members of the ANV community who have gained the attention of the organizations Board of Directors and who exemplify the values that ANV holds … Continue reading ANV’s Victory V. Lee Award for Excellence




Golden State Warriors + Acta Non Verba!

 September 13, 2018

Photos by: The Golden State Warriors and Acta Non Verba. All Rights Reserved. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Photos by: The Golden State Warriors and Acta Non Verba. All Rights Reserved.




Camp ANV: Summer 2018 Recap!

 September 10, 2018

Take a look at what we were up to this summer and why Camp ANV is the BEST place to BE! ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Photos by Pete Rosos, Planet Bee Foundation and Camp ANV Staff | All Rights Reserved One of the best parts of Camp ANV is all of the things … Continue reading Camp ANV: Summer 2018 Recap!