Our vision is called #Familyhood. #Familyhood is a community development strategy written by David N. Roach, which defines schools as the center for community development. #Familyhood attempts to create a inter-generational network that increases stability from the people up!

#Familyhood is driven by two main motto’s: 1) “Every school shall have a functioning Student Government Association, Parent Teacher Association and Alumni” and 2) “Every school shall have a garden, a farmers market and grocery store.”

In short, #Familyhood is the collaboration of motto #1 organizations. The math formula is SGA+PTA+ALUMNI= #Familyhood. These organizations work together with community partners to operate the school based, food related enterprises, i.e. garden, farmers market and grocery store, as hands-on student projects with supervision from their PTA and Alumni.”

Volunteer to support #Familyhood at a school in your community and Made in Oakland will list your business in our business directory for free!

If you cannot volunteer and want to support, please donate to The Familyhood Connection Inc.

We just launched this new feature on November 1st, 2017!

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