August 20, 2015
Afia Walking Tree commands the children’s attention with her expressive voice, movements, and drums during very special African drumming class held at Camp ANV this Summer. She connects campers to our Ancestors and a time long ago when Spirit and daily life intertwined.
July 30, 2015
This Summer, Bay Area martial arts legends Sifu Bill and Simo Mary Owens are sharing their unique and beautiful martial arts form known as Kusema Vijiti, also called the Talking Sticks, with our Camp ANV campers.
July 21, 2015
Kelly Carlisle, Executive Director of Acta Non Verba, joined hundreds of Black freedom fighters convening from around the country at the inaugural Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland, Ohio. Ms. Carlisle hosted a workshop titled “Farming = Healing: How Farming Saved My Life and Made Me Aware of My Blackness.”
July 19, 2015
Acta Non Verba Is looking for your masterpiece for our Second Annual Youth Art Contest: “Future Peace Now”!
July 2, 2015
Each year California Assemblymember Rob Bonta selects one exemplary veteran to honor as Veteran of the Year for the 18th Assembly District. For 2015, that honor went to Acta Non Verba’s own Kelly Carlisle.
June 16, 2015
Sign-Up NOW for a share of ANV’s Community Supported Agriculture Business! 100% of the proceeds are placed into Savings Accounts for Camp ANV Participants!
May 21, 2015
The 2015 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference explored issues of race, class, commerce, health, nutrition and growing, and production techniques.
May 10, 2015
On June 14th, 2015, we hosted our First Annual Summer Mixer & Farm Benefit at Kingston 11 in Oakland! The event featured a five-course dinner by chef to the stars, Tarik Abdullah, and special guest Elaine Brown, former chairwoman of the Black Panther Party.
October 3, 2014
Acta Non Verba and Oakland Parks and Recreation presented the Third Annual EPIC Oakland FOOD Day on Saturday, October 18, 2014. The event featured music, kids activities, and workshops showcasing different ways you can eat summer fresh produce all winter long!
August 7, 2014
Among those at the President’s table was Kelly Carlisle, a former member of the Navy who leads an urban farming program where at-risk children grow and sell fresh food to eat healthier and deposit the profits they earn into individual savings accounts to build toward a better future.