The Hub's Nonprofit Currently Includes or Sponsors:
The Bike Church: a community bike shop and tool cooperative. We teach people to fix their own bikes, and save tons of used parts and bikes from the landfill.
Bike Santa Cruz County Education Fund: working closely with Bike Santa Cruz County, they sponsor a variety of education projects and events focused on encouraging bicycles for everyday use. Their youth program, Green Ways to School, works in schools to educate students through presentations, bike rides, an earn-a-bike program, and more.
The Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project: organizes community fruit harvests of excess fruit, as well as events like pressing cider, curing olives, and making jam and wine. The Fruit Tree Project also develops community orchards in public parks.
The Fábrica: a community textile arts and salvage workshop, where folks can come to learn and share knowledge about sewing, knitting, quilting, embroidery, crochet, and bookbinding, among other arts.
SubRosa: a non-profit, donation-funded space for art and radical projects, with anarchist books and literature, gourmet coffee, open mic and other performances, gallery art by emerging local artists, and a garden courtyard social space.
The Hub's Community Center Also Houses as Neighbors:
Bike Santa Cruz County: the local advocacy group for better cycling infrastructure, as well as better planning and spending choices on transportation throughout the county.
Pedaler’s Express: a human-powered courier service, delivering heavy loads as well as urgent papers throughout the county by bicycle.
Project Pollinate: Centered around bees and the interconnectedness of our shared existence, Project Pollinate works to build community through educational events, incorporating topics of human rights and environmental sustainability.