Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center of Oakland, California
The Freedom Center’s mission is to create programs in nonviolence, civil rights and environmental education with a focus on working with underserved populations of youth. The Freedom Center believes in creating a world of economic and racial equality and sustainable and safe environments where our young people can thrive, express themselves and seek out peaceful, nonviolent ways of life and solutions to the challenges we all face.
The Freedom Center is dedicated to working with youth and preparing them to be our next generation of peacemakers. Young people today are faced with numerous challenges and conflicts in their own lives and in the world they will one day lead. We believe that as our future leaders, it is imperative that the youth today be given the training and skills to lead the world of tomorrow toward peace, justice, and sustainability