Transform Compton 7/21/18
Quick Overview: Join us in transforming Compton! Over 1,500 volunteers come together in Compton, CA to paint homes, schools, churches, murals, block-clean ups and similar beautification activities.
Mission or Broader Program Description: The Compton Initiative is a non-profit charitable group that organizes over 1,500 volunteers to do quarterly service projects within Compton in efforts to bring hope and restoration to the city. Volunteers arrive into Compton from all over Southern California including colleges, churches and other service groups to work side by side with Compton residents and neighbors. In one day, over 1,500 volunteers are sent to 30 different worksites. The worksites include painting:an Elementary School, murals, nearby homes, block-clean ups, planting community gardens and other similar community beautification efforts. .
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Volunteers show up to the rally at 7:00a.m. where they can enjoy a light breakfast, and hear local Compton leaders at the rally. By 7:45am, all 2,000 volunteers are sent out to 30 different worksites. The worksites includes painting, cleaning and building great relationships with other volunteers. Volunteers arrive at their assigned worksite by 8:00am. Volunteers work at their worksite until around noon. Then pizzas for lunch will be delivered. All supplies will be provided for the task on the worksite. Breakfast, lunch and the supplies will be provided for free. We ask that volunteers consider to make a donation to help support future Compton Workdays.
7/21/18 7:00 AM