The Compton Initiative organizes over 1,500 volunteers to complete quarterly beautification days in Compton. Each beautification day includes projects like: painting of schools, murals, homes, and other nonprofits, block clean-ups, community gardens, and other similar activities. We dream that through these beautification days and local partnerships,Compton can be transformed.
Program Description: Each Compton workday we partner with local schools, residents, churches, and non-profits to transform Compton! We dream residents would take ownership and pride in their neighborhoods, meet new neighbors, become empowered, School leadership encourage parents and students to work together to transform their schools, and City leaders will work alongside with residents to transform Compton.
Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Come ready to transform Compton! Positive attitude, willing to work, please wear comfortable clothes that will get dirty, and closed-toe shoes. Shirts will be available for purchase, $5 each. All supplies will be provided, donations are welcomed.
Projects may include: painting of schools, homes, churches, non-profits, murals, yard work, graffiti removal, block clean-ups, community gardens, and other similar activities.
Requirements: Please wear comfortable clothes that will get dirty, and closed-toe shoes.
Benefits:Volunteers are playing a major role in the transformation of Compton! A community that is infamous for crime, rap stars, and other negative images, is being transformed! You are joining a movement of diverse people, leaders, and individuals who care the city.
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
400 S. Acacia Ave. Compton, CA 90220
Tags: community, painting, planting, environment