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Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Art Instructor: Jade Leyva

 June 7, 2020

Magical Realism Artist Jade Leyva is from Mexico City and she now calls New Mexico her home. Her works express her love for nature and her positive hope for the future of the world. She has participated in collective exhibitions at the local, national and international levels, resulting in people from across the globe collecting … Continue reading Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Art Instructor: Jade Leyva




Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Wellness Coach: Kana Azhari (Coach Kay)

 

Kana Azhari (Coach Kay) is a healing artist, organizer and vegan chef.  She loves working with young people and believes in the infinite value, beauty and greatness of their spirit. Coach Kay is constantly finding gratitude in daily meditation, healthy diet, fasting, culture, dance/ movement and relaxation.  She works professionally with clients from around the world … Continue reading Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Wellness Coach: Kana Azhari (Coach Kay)




Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Cooking Instructor: Chef Liesha Barnett!

 June 6, 2020

Chef Liesha grew up in Oakland and began cooking at the age of 9. She joined the Navy when she was 17 years old and traveled the world cooking for thousands of sailors. After leaving the Navy she went on to work in restaurants and hotels before starting her personal chef service. She went on … Continue reading Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Cooking Instructor: Chef Liesha Barnett!




Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s ‘Big Ideas Science’ Instructor: Nicole Carvajal!

 

Nicole is a third-year medical student in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program. She grew up in Van Nuys, California where she learned the love and power of community. She loves to visit home to give belly rubs to her dogs, play Just Dance, and visit new food spots with her family. Nicole graduated from … Continue reading Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s ‘Big Ideas Science’ Instructor: Nicole Carvajal!




Meet Sydney Collins, Camp ANV’s Camp Manager!

 May 12, 2020

Sydney Collins is Camp ANV’s new Camp Manager! Sydney believes that nature should be a safe space for everyone to play and grow, and she is excited to share her love of the natural environment with the Acta Non Verba community. Learn more about Sydney HERE!




What's Farmer Aaron Doing?!

What’s Farmer Aaron Doing? (Videos)

 April 7, 2020

Check out What’s Growin’ On with Farmer Aaron at ANV’s Farms at Tassafaronga Park and WOW Farm in West Oakland!   Farmer Aaron Heads to the Farm! Farmer Aaron inspects a Pine Tree with… Issues.




ANV’s Statement Regarding Covid-19 | Respecto a Covid-19

 March 16, 2020

Dear Camp ANV and ANV After School Program (ASP) Families,  I know you have questions and concerns regarding the Corona Virus (COVID-19) and how it might affect our current operations at Acta Non Verba- with our After School Program (ASP) and our upcoming Camp ANV summer sessions. We are following the guidance of the Centers … Continue reading ANV’s Statement Regarding Covid-19 | Respecto a Covid-19




Meet ANV’s 2019 Victory V. Lee Award for Excellence Awardees!

 October 23, 2019

Please meet this years Victory V. Lee Award for Excellence Awardees! These awards will be presented at ANV’s 2nd Annual Fall Silent Reading Benefit Party, “Rise Up!” on Saturday, November 16th from 6-9pm. Learn More and Get Your Tickets.  Staff Member Of The Year: Sarah Miller Board Member Of The Year: Jelissa Parham Donor Of … Continue reading Meet ANV’s 2019 Victory V. Lee Award for Excellence Awardees!




Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party: Rise Up!

 September 26, 2019

Join us in celebrating Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party, hosted by world renown MC & Poet, Ms. Ryan Nicole! PLUS!! Meet our New York Times best selling guest author, Justina Ireland!  Bring your favorite book to the gorgeous Lake Merritt Sailboat House (568 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland) the evening … Continue reading Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party: Rise Up!




Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Party Benefit: Rise Up!

 September 16, 2019

  Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) is an East Oakland based nonprofit organization that 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. We invite you and your organization to participate … Continue reading Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Party Benefit: Rise Up!