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camp common ground:

A summer camp that brings racially and economically diverse middle schoolers together. We equip them with the leadership, social-emotional, and cultural competencies that they’ll use to develop meaningful relationships with each other. And we have so much fun!


ATTEND OUR COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE:

A PATH TO SCHOOL DESEGREGATION

RSVP and get your ticket here. Tickets may sell out.

 

 

This event features:

  • Panel discussion with community leaders and policy makers, such as Oakland City Council Member Abel Guillen, Oakland Unified School Board Member and Vice President Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, and Principal of Gateway Middle School Aaron Watson
  • After the panel, small break out groups during which we'll brainstorm solutions together.

  • Food will be served.

  • Money earned from ticket sales and donations at the event will be used to fund scholarships for Camp Common Ground youth.

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Get some recent context on the issue of school segregation in Oakland with the 2018 article by SF Gate that references Vox's report on school segregation across the country. Article: "Maps show the segregation within Bay Area school districts" (SFGate, 2018)

  Here's how some Bay Area school districts are currently zoned. Darker purple indicates a greater percentage of black or Hispanic children (Source: Vox Report via SFGate, article  here)


Here's how some Bay Area school districts are currently zoned. Darker purple indicates a greater percentage of black or Hispanic children (Source: Vox Report via SFGate, article here)


apply for summer 2018

Check out photos and videos from Camp Common Ground and testimonials from campers and familiesThen, apply here for summer 2018 (6th-8th graders eligible!).

 

Know someone who you think should apply? Want Camp Common Ground to present at your school? Connect us with them by emailing us at zachandron@campcommonground.org.


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Camp Common Ground—Oakland is fiscally sponsored by Social Good Fund, an organization with 501(c)(3) status.

All donations are tax deductible.