Ubuntu Green is a nonprofit organization that is all about healthy living, education and giving members of the community power while promoting equality to the underserved. Ubuntu Green offers many different programs. “Green Oak Park!” is an annual event with activities aimed to educate members of the community on healthy green lifestyles.

The 2nd Avenue Beautification and Cleanup Project is a program with a goal to promote safer neighborhoods and make them more enjoyable for community members while advocating physical activity. The program partners with local residents and businesses, the Oak Park Neighborhood Association, the North Franklin Business District and the Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Association.

When it come to the issues in low-income communities of color, Ubuntu Green aims to help improve the safety and health or residents, provide better options for transportation and help reduce local pollution.

Now that you have got a feel for what Ubuntu Green is here is a way you can get involved.  The nonprofit will be hosting its much-anticipated Advocacy 101 Training on Wednesday, November 28th. The training is scheduled to run from 5:30pm to 7:00 pm and will be located at the Stockton Resource Center at 5625 Stockton Boulevard.

The main focus of the training is to help make the Tahoe Park and Fruitridge Manor communities a better place to live, work, and play. In order to achieve this goal the training will integrate ways for the participants to identify the several issues in their communities. If this interests you and is something you would like to participate in please be sure to RSVP by 5:00 PM Friday, November 23rd  because space will be limited. you can RSVP via email at rangineh@ubuntugreen.org or via phone at 916.893.8226.

Ubuntu – The ethic or humanist philosophy emphasizing community, sharing and generosity.”