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Beautify Blackshear

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 from 9:00am to 12:00pm (CT)


Positions0 Remaining
Blackshear Elementary on east 11th St. is one of the oldest elementary schools in Austin, and at its opening in 1896, was the first school for African-American students in east Austin. Today, the school is a registered historical site and serves 241 students, 97% of whom are economically disadvantaged.

This school plays a big role as a neighborhood center, and on 11/1 volunteers will complete beautification projects, landscaping, and updates throughout the entire school. Specific projects will include: planting trees and landscaping at the front of the school, building benches, painting indoor rooms and doors, and painting games, logos, and quotes in the outdoor spaces.
Parking DetailsLIMITED parking is available in the school parking lot - please park along Salina St. east of Blackshear.
CausesGeneral Education Emergency & Safety Community Poverty & Basic Needs
76 Positions Filled | 44 Impacts | 133 Hours

Location: meet at the front entrance of the school on 11th St., 1712 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78702