Zandile Christian, Organizer of Keep Dimond Clean
Zandile has been organizing Keep Dimond Clean in the Dimond District since 2014. A resident of Dimond, Zandile is also a board member of the Dimond Improvement Association
. Zandile works with Oakland to ensure Keep Dimond Clean activities run smoothly. She coordinates Dimond as an Adopt-A-Spot with Oakland, requests supplies, calendars leader assignments, and handles a myriad of details.
Keep Dimond Clean Co-Leaders
Zandile is assisted by a team of dedicated KDC co-leaders who continue to volunteer many hours during the year to hand-out supplies and direct the bi-weekly walks and help with the KDC Fundraiser. Co-leaders include JoAnn, Karen Marie, Tom, David, Noel, MarySue, Chuck and Jean. Phil heads up the graffiti removal team in Dimond, tracking and removing graffiti from public newspaper racks, signs, benches, and even plant containers.
JoAnn Tracht-Rawson, Co-Leader of Keep Dimond Clean, is on the Keep Dimond Clean fundraising team. JoAnn organizes outreach and ways to “spread the word” about the fundraiser to Dimond residents, merchants, and visitors. JoAnn is a Dimond Improvement Association board member.
Marion Mills, Organizer of Dimond Park Litter Walks,
organizes litter walks in Dimond Park, an Adopt-A-Spot, and handles details with the City of Oakland. This is part of a continuing effort to remove litter from Dimond Park. Volunteers can contact Marion for more details <firstname.lastname@example.org
>. Marion is on the Dimond Improvement Association board.
LA FARINE BAKERY
provides treats and coffee/tea to Keep Dimond Clean and Dimond Park Litter Walk volunteers. Thank you, Stan and La Farine!
YOU CAN VOLUNTEER to join Keep Dimond Clean (KDC) and Dimond Park Litter Walks.
There is a volunteer job for everyone who wants to be involved.
Litter walks are one hour. Leaders hand out supplies and assign walk routes. Bags are then left at the Dimond drop spot (leader has information).
SATURDAYS: 9am to 10am
Meet at 9am in the Giant Burger parking lot, 2055 MacArthur Blvd.
Corner of MacArthur Blvd and Dimond Ave.
WEDNESDAYS: 8:30am to 9:30am
Meet at 8:30am in the Giant Burger parking lot, 2055 MacArthur Blvd.
DIMOND PARK LITTER WALKS
MONDAYS from 8am to 9am (rain cancels).
Meet in front of the tennis courts at Fruitvale and Lyman at 8am.
Community Service Fulfillment
Keep Dimond Clean volunteer activity fulfills community service requirement.
Check in with one of the leaders for information.