Established in 2003, Sol Collective is a community based partnership whose unique mission is to use art, education, and technology as a didactic medium to create mobilization and community empowerment. Sol Collective a 3,200 square foot community space located in Sacramento hosting art exhibitions, multimedia workshops,apprentice/mentorship programs, and community forums. In addition, the space is available for local organizations that provide service and advocacy within the fields of social justice and youth development.
Much more than the physical building, Sol Collective is the devoted team of community members, activists, educators, and volunteers that kept the organizational vision after a devastating fire that destroyed the previous community center in 2008. Sol Collective has been able to continue their mission with the support of local schools, community centers, sponsors, and volunteers through re-opening the new center in February 2010.
Sol Collective is a 501c3 non profit organization, composed of educators, organizers, and community activists with the aid of an advisory board consisting of experts in the specific fields of music, media, health and community relations. The majority of the Sol Collective team are educators (K-University) or have teaching experience, making it the ideal institution to facilitate and host community-wide organizational education on a broad spectrum.