We’re Throwing a Party!

We've wrapped up our Kites for a Cause summer programming, (check out pics here) and we're ready for a party! 😎 RSVP HERE Come kick off the back-to-school season with a family-friendly art party and FUNdraiser at Spoke Bicycle Cafe in Frogtown, Friday, September 20th, 6-9pm.  Here's what we've got planned: 🦋Exhibition of community-based fabric art from our summer ...

Wild Art Mural Unveiling: RuckusRoots in the News!

After months of planning and hard work with 200 students from Hawthorne, CA, we finally unveiled our mural at Eucalyptus Elementary School last month! We spent a great afternoon with the 4th graders who participated in our Wild Art program as we celebrated their beautiful artwork and the creative reuse skills they learned throughout the ...

MÚCARO for Puerto Rico

“The real purpose of MÚCARO for Puerto Rico's art education is not necessarily to only create more professional artists, it is to create an opportunity to inspire more Puerto Ricans to be critical thinkers, to keep their minds curious and to continue aspiring to have productive lives.”                  ...

Latest Update from Wild Art

Our recent Wild Art program took place at Eucalyptus Elementary School in Hawthorne, CA during the fall semester of 2018. Our Artist Mentors worked with 200 4th graders over a six-week session - each teaching a total of 12 integrated art/ecology/sustainability lessons we developed especially for Eucalyptus Elementary students. We even brought in wildlife expert, Miguel ...

Animation Video: Where Your Donation Dollars Go…

  DONATE now In 2018 over 4,000 single-use plastic bags were diverted from Los Angeles streets and over 500 underserved youth had access to quality sustainable arts education thanks to donors like you. Our 2019 programs will provide opportunities in both classrooms and public workshops to empower Angelenos of all ages in three areas: visual arts, ecology and ...

How Does Educating Girls Help Heal the Planet?

In order to answer the question posed in the title of this blog, we're going to walk you through the Community Listening Project, which wrapped up last week at Lifeline Charter School in Compton, CA.  We were both challenged and inspired throughout this semester-long program, and learned a lot along the way! As you may know, RuckusRoots usually runs larger-scale programs ...