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Thank you to all who made our 2023 Kwanzaa Celebration such a joyful and successful event! Congratulations again to Aaron Watson, recipient of the OEA Changemaker Award 2023. A gallery of photos from our event is below. Enjoy!
THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF MERCER COUNTY Founded in 1937 by a group of prominent Trenton business owners, the Boys Club of Trenton was formed to provide building-centered recreation programs and services for the children and young people of Trenton. Today the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County provides young people throughout Mercer County, ages 5-18, with social, enrichment and recreational activities.
The OEA held its first ever fund raiser on 12-29, Kwanzaa Day 4, at the Grounds For Sculpture. It was an overwhelming success!
This past Saturday (10/5) we kicked off our latest Agrihood Program with a group of great new interns from the Upward Bound Program at MCCC. We played a team-building game where the interns created skits imagining they were farmers living in the year 2522.
GeoGreens is a farm that uses Hydroponics, a process that uses water and nutrients, instead of soil, to produce crops. By employing this method, he can farm indoors – using grow lights and 90% less water than conventional farming techniques.
This month has been a choc full of productive and fruitful meetings, tabling events, and other networking opportunities that have allowed us to continue spreading the word of the OEA. Events we attended included the Rainbow Moon Festival and more.
The OEA celebrated Juneteenth in Mill Hill Park by presenting a Black Farmers Market. Tapping into our farmer network from this past spring’s Agrihood Internship Program, and a few online searches, we were able to bring 7 black farmers and some amazing local vendors...
The OAE and FoHVOS joined partners and friends for a December 2021 Kwanzaa Celebration. Below is a note from Tomia MacQueen and photos from the event. Asante Sana! Thank you so much for coming out to celebrate Kwanzaa Ujamaa with us! We hope that you have been as...
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