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We're So close

We are halfway there! All of the funding thus far has gone into preparing the house for the mural and then installing the side wall mural dedicated to the Women of The Black Panther Party. As of March 2021, that main wall is 90% done, and we are on a break (in mural creation?) to raise the funds needed for the back of the house - dedicated to Sandra Bland and the #SayHerName movement.

Saying someone’s name confirms their existence.

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The entire mural is based on the tenets of the #SayHerName movement – Black Women are not invisible. The entire back of the house is dedicated to Sandra Bland. She always spoke from the heart and spoke of love and liberation. This quote, and this quote alone, will fill the entire back wall and can be seen from two blocks away at the playground of Prescott Elementary School. Everyone can feel joy from Sandra’s words, most specifically children.

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Alena Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with the mission of providing critical safe spaces for the African Diaspora to express and cultivate their cultural identity in the face of gentrification.

Development often comes at the cost of Black Health, Land Ownership, and Belonging. Now’s the time to reclaim the urban landscape. We cultivate community ownership and creative control in real estate development. Rooted in West Oakland, CA, we are breaking silos and conventions in neighborhood planning to build belonging across the African Diaspora.