icon-housingImprove the physical environment of the neighborhood.


Community Cleanups

Building pride and ownership, and strengthening the bond between neighbors, 50-100 volunteer residents conduct a neighborhood cleanup ensuring a beautiful, safe, and healthy community.

Community Service Projects

Residents build neighborhood security and community pride through collaborative construction, implementation, and arts/mural projects.

Success Story: Virginia Clara

ss-virginiaVirginia is a graduate of CSULB. She takes great pride in the cleanliness and beautification of her neighborhood, and demonstrates this pride through involvement with community cleanups. She has taken on a leadership role by leading monthly cleanups. Through the community building initiative, Virginia has helped develop processes (interviews, public forums) to better understand how residents can help improve Oak View’s physical environment. She is currently spearheading projects to enhance lighting along apartment alleys, and to better engage law enforcement on local vandalism.