Mission & Goals


Blackshear Bridge is committed to building a diverse and sustainable community in central east Austin

GOALS   Summer 2016 – Spring 2017

GOAL 1   Facilitate sustainability education outdoors at Blackshear Elementary involving students in growing, harvesting, and sharing organic vegetables and herbs, providing wildlife habitat, resource recovery through composting and recycling, energy and water conservation, and renewable power

GOAL 2  Operate the monthly Bread & Roses School Farm to Market Stand to sell fresh, healthy, local organic vegetables, herbs, and fruits to parents and other community members in benefit of the Blackshear Parent-Teacher Association Health & Wellness Committee

GOAL 3  Contribute to building and maintaining outdoors education infrastructure on Blackshear Elementary School campus

GOAL 4   Connect Blackshear Elementary School and Kealing Middle School students to mentors by establishing and co-administering paid, work-study students’ from Huston-Tillotson University

GOAL 5   Raise and administer funds to sustain Blackshear Bridge programs and organizational operations


VALUES     Empower Each Other to:

  • Enjoy Teaching and Learning Together
  • Care for Each Other & the Environment
  • Maintain Diversity
  • Build Community Unity
  • Create Stability & Prosperity

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