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Round 1 - Pilot

Sept - Dec 2018

Escuchamos para entender: las caras de Pico / We Listen To Understand: The Faces of Pico

This project brings together elementary-age students from the Edison Language Academy and Spanish-speaking senior citizens in Pico. The students recorded Spanish-language interviews with seniors about their lives.

Fiesta de escucha, 18 de diciembre en Edison / Listening Party, December 18 at Edison


Community Engagement Luncheon

A collaborative event for Pico neighborhood community organizations who are currently involved in civic engagement and social projects supporting African-American youth, culture and achievement, past and present.

November 17, 2018, 11:30am-1:30pm, Virginia Avenue Park - Thelma Terry Room


Canastas de flores de papel peródico: una serie de talleres 

Se realizarán una serie de talleres para gente de la tercera edad en los que se elaborarán canastas de papel periódico.

Los viernes 28 de septiembre hasta el 16 de noviembre (el 2 de noviembre se cancela) en el parque Virginia – Patio Room, 6-7pm

Fridays, September 28 through November 16 (November 2 cancelled) in Virginia Avenue Park Patio Room, 6-7pm.


Pop-up Adventure Playground

At the Pop-Up Adventure Playground, neighbors of all ages were invited to work together to transform an empty lot into an urban oasis of connection, creativity, and child-directed play.

October 21, 2018, 1-4pm, Lot at 2018 19th Street


My Community Kitchen

My Community Kitchen (MCK) is a neighborhood gathering that promotes community connections through "good old fashion fun". 

Click the link here to see the Pico Community Cookbook: A Taste of Pico.

December 15, 2018, 2pm, Virginia Avenue Park – Thelma Terry Room


Clases de cocina saludable en el mercado de agricultores 

Una serie de talleres que compartirán recetas simples y saludables para alentar las conexiones de la comunidad para niños, adolescentes y padres.

Los sábados 29 de septiembre, 27 de octubre, 10 7 24 de noviembre y 1 de diciembre en parque Virginia, 11am-12pm 

Saturdays September 29, October 27, November 10 and 24 and December 1 in Virginia Avenue Park, 11am-12pm.

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Latinx/Ethiopian Community Workshops
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Bajando el estrés mientras aprendiendo a tejer

A series of knitting classes emphasizing stress relief through manual activities for residents of the Pico neighborhood.

Los jueves 27 de septiembre hasta el 25 de octubre de 2018 en el parque Virginia - Annex, 6:30-8pm

Thursdays September 27 through October 25, 2018 in Virginia Avenue Park’s Annex room, 6:30-8pm.

A set of workshops that bring together the Latinx and Ethiopian communities in the Pico neighborhood to discuss shared experiences and challenges.

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