Community Corner: Free art for teens, animal shelter survey, and fashion fundraiser

Community Corner: Free art for teens, animal shelter survey, and fashion fundraiser

Michele Ellson

Spaces are still available for Bayanihan Art Summer Sessions: Art With A Statement!, a free summer arts program for high school students. The program, which is sponsored by the Bayanihan Youth Group, Filipino Advocates for Justice and the Alameda Multicultural Community Center, will provide teens a space to express themselves through visual arts, poetry, spoken word, martial arts and street dance. The program takes place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays through August 22 at the Alameda Multicultural Community Center, 1900 Third Street, Portable 30. For more information or to register, contact
Alan Mar David at adavid@filipinos4justice.org or Sammy Gutierrez at sgutierrez@filipinos4justice.org, or visit Instagram at BAYANIHANYOUTH
or Facebook at Bayanihan YG.

Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter is seeking the public’s participation in a survey that will help inform the nonprofit’s vision and direction. The information provided to the nonprofit, which runs the Alameda Animal Shelter, will be kept anonymous, and the survey should take 15 minutes to complete. The deadline for completing the survey is July 14, and the survey is here.

A student-run Ethical Fashion Show raised $1,308, Miss Alameda Jessica Robinson reported last week. The money will be used to support the Alameda Science and Technology Institute’s robotics club; Girls Inc. of the Island City; and another Ethical Fashion Show to be held in 2014.