Things to Look Forward to

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Join our team, support our partners, and build connections with neighbors at upcoming events! Here is all the exciting and creative programming coming to your neighborhood.


Upcoming Workshops

Here are a list of upcoming programs from our team at Mandela Partners. Our team organizes platforms for the community, organizers, and people interested in food equity and food business development. Our programs aim to raise awareness, amplify our community-led food access, assist with livelihood strategies, and reinvest funds into local food systems. 

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ADA Forum

Wednesday, June 1 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM via Zoom

Due to excessive accessibility lawsuits against retailers in the state of California, Mandela Partners has teamed up with Guardian ADA to share knowledge and awareness of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Tune in to: 

  • avoid being sued

  • gain strategies and solutions to meet compliance 

  • create space that is accessible to everyone in the community 

Registration is required to attend, please register using this link. Folks can still join while the event is live. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


For questions or accommodations, please contact Amani Ali at amani@mandelapartners.org

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Nourished Neighbors

Weekly June – July

The workshop series is a 6-week wellness program. Participants of this series will learn and incorporate nutrition education, fitness, and stress management techniques into their lives. Participants will walk away with an increased knowledge of nutrition, cooking with fresh vegetables, destressing techniques, fitness, and a sense of community.

The workshop series is presented by Mandela Partners and facilitated by the Wellness Coordinator, Aliyah Bey. Aliyah Bey has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is a Certified Nutritionist and Personal Trainer. 

For questions or accommodations, please contact Aliyah Bey at aliyah@mandelapartners.org

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We Eatin' Good

Weekly in various Oakland & Ashland neighborhoods

WE EATIN' GOOD HERE! This collab project between friends & neighbors has launched!


Each week with the help of our friends @growingthetable & @oakharvestkitchen – we are supporting our neighbors in community-led food distributions. ⁠


Growing the Table is supporting the initiative to feed Oakland families while supporting BIPOC farmers; additionally, OHK is providing healthful meals for each household. ⁠


Want to see if there is a community-led distribution near you? Please contact Nina Arrocena at csa@mandelapartners.org

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