The Original Scraper Bike Team seeks up to two new energetic team members who have a passion for biking and working with youth. Providers lead 6-week enrichment classes on bike education and bike safety, utilizing a youth development approach, with a curriculum provided by The Original Scraper Bike Team in partnership with Higher Ground. They […]
The Original Scraper Bike Team has returned to its roots! On Halloween, we’ll celebrate our new spot at Arroyo Viejo Park with food, drinks, a Scraper Bike decorating contest, and our traditional Halloween ride. Pull up!
We didn’t let the rain and cold keep us from showing our colors at the Black Joy Parade. We rolled out two contingents, one with Original Scraper Bike Team members led by Champ and RB, and the other with kids from the Better Neighborhods/Same Neighbors after-school enrichment program, led by our Higher Ground NDC partners
We are proud to announce that the Scraper Bike Team will be moving home to Arroyo Viejo Park. In partnership with many organizations and city departments, such as the Oakland Public Library, Oakland’s Department of Transportation, and Oakland Parks, Recreation and Youth Development, the Scraper Bike Team is relocating its home base—The Shed, our shipping
Our 2022-2023 after-school enrichment programs are underway! In partnership with Higher Ground Neighborhood Development Corporation, we provide free bike skills development training and community bike rides for 4th and 5th graders in East Oakland. The program is currently running at Brookfield Elementary and Madison Park Academy, with more sites to come in 2023.
In partnership with emergent labs and Black Cultural Zone, the Scraper Bike Team will participate in the East Oakland Futures Festival as part of Liberation Weekend. Long a vision of our founder Champ Stevenson, this free event celebrates the creativity and possibilities of the East Oakland community. At 11:00 AM we’ll roll out a community
Our summer programs are getting ready to roll out! These bike enrichment programs are free to East Oakland fourth and fifth graders, as part of the City of Oakland’s “Better Neighborhoods, Same Neighbors” program. We roll from 11AM-3PM on Wednesdays and Fridays, at Madison Park Academy (Sobrante Park) from June 8 to July 15. After
The Original Scraper Bike Team and Higher Ground Neighborhood Development Corporation are proud to announce the launch of a new after-school program supporting health, mobility and creativity in East Oakland youth.