On Saturday, July 21, from 10am to 3pm march with Ceasefire and East Bay Center for the Performing Arts' jazz band in a New Orleans-style Second Line Procession through the streets of Richmond. The Second Line starts in North Richmond, snakes through Central Richmond, and ends up in South Richmond.
Pogo Park & Vision to Learn join together for our second annual FREE EYE EXAMS to children at 720 Elm Avenue, Richmond, CA. -- Elm Playlot (Pogo Park #1) on July 13, 2018 from 10am to 2:30pm. Click here to read more.
West County First 5 Center offers a 6-week Exploratory Play program at Elm Playlot this summer. Children ages 0-5 and their parents or guardians are invited to participate together in this program on Wednesdays 11am - 12pm, from July 18 to August 15. Adult participation is required. -Storytime-Playtime-Explore & DiscoverThis program is FREE!For more information, … Continue reading Exploratory Play at Pogo Park this Summer
When researchers from around the world gathered to study Pogo Park's Elm Playlot as a model community to fight climate change, the Richmond Pulse wrote this story: Pogo Park is an International Example of Community – Richmond Pulse
Luciano del Rio, 30, is a community activist who grew up in Richmond, which has had a long history of violent crime. Prior to what Elm Playlot has become today, the area used to be one that parents wouldn't feel comfortable sending their kids to go play in, he said. Today, local residents recognize it … Continue reading For Park Activists, Pogo Park is a Model of an Urban Park Serving a Diverse Community.
Longtime friend and board member Galen Hoskin passed away in January 2018. Please read about his life in this tribute from his memorial.
The Conservation Fund delineates Pogo Park's approach to community development in a blogpost: Transforming Parks and Lives in Richmond, California's Iron Triangle Neighborhood.
San Francisco Foundation Announces Winner of 2018 Leadership Awards Pogo Park – SF Foundation’s 2017 Leadership Award Video
The Trust for Public Land and City Parks Alliance issued a definitive “Field Guide for Creative Placemaking” that featured Pogo Park’s Elm Playlot project as 1 of 11 exemplary case studies. The case studies feature the best projects in North America and showcase how great parks are being used as vehicles for creative placemaking. Being … Continue reading Pogo Park featured in The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation wrote about Pogo Park in a blogpost detailing Pogo Park's success over the last decade: Celebrating the Success of Pogo Park – Philanthropic Ventures