Public Art Project of the City of Berkeley

Civic Arts Commission 

 

Community + History: 

Frances Albrier and Social Change in South Berkeley  

 When:

Saturday February 4th, 2006, 2-4 PM 

Where:

An African American History Month Program at

Frances Albrier Community Center

2800 Park Street, San Pablo Park 

 Did you live in the Longfellow School/San Pablo Park neighborhood during the 1930s-1960s?  Please join us to share your stories, snapshots and memorabilia. 

The Frances Albrier Community Center will host a free public event on Saturday, February 4th celebrating the history and legacy of social change and civil rights activism in the neighborhood around San Pablo Park.  Since the early 20th century, the Longfellow/San Pablo Park area has been a racially diverse neighborhood, with African American and Asian American residents living alongside their Euro-American neighbors.  The Albrier Center is named for local hero, Frances Albrier, whose organizing for social justice helped reshape our community for over fifty years.  Come learn about Albrier’s life and times and share stories of social change in the neighborhood. 

This is part of a Public Art Project of the City of Berkeley Civic Arts Commission, Co-sponsored by the Frances Albrier Community Center, San Pablo Park Neighborhood Council, City of Berkeley Civic Arts Program, and the Berkeley Historical Society.  This event is made possible with the generous support of the West Berkeley Foundation. 

 For more information

please call Project Director, Donna Graves at (510) 540-6809 

 See the Flyer

Press Release

Information on Donna Graves' interpretive plaque in city of Richmond, CA

 

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