CommunityGrows wins Neighborhood Justice Award

IMG_1558-SFWCommunityGrows has won a $3,000 grant from the District Attorney’s Office Neighborhood Justice Award. The award will help CommunityGrows build neighborhood cohesion, by employing the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) to beautify a community garden at the African American Arts and Culture Complex and maintain Buchanan Mall as a safe space, between Fulton and Eddy Streets. The awards were giving on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by the San Francisco District Attorney, George Gascón. IMG_1551-SFWThe ceremony took place in Chinatown at the Gum Moon Women’s Residence/Asian Women’s Resource Center at 940 Washington Street in San Francisco. Other award recipients included: BMagic, CARE, Renaissance Parents of Success, Gum Moon Women’s Residence, Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, Community Works, Japantown Task Force, Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center, DISH, La Voz Latina Program, and Central Market Community Benefit District. Congratulations everyone!