McClymonds High School Students Show Up For Last In-Person Art Classes of 2021

2021-12-20T15:17:31-08:00

A few weeks back on Wednesday, December 8, 32 McClymonds High School students joined us for a series of 3-Hour Tasters—the final free classes for McClymonds students of the year. Every student who registered attended and they were some of our most enthusiastic participants yet.

McClymonds High School Students Show Up For Last In-Person Art Classes of 20212021-12-20T15:17:31-08:00

When the Student Becomes The Teacher: C’Zarriah Davis Smith

2022-05-13T13:42:31-07:00

As C’Zarriah Davis-Smith turns on the gas line and gathers her glass frit, a sense of calm falls over the flameworking studio. It’s a feeling often found in the presence of someone who loves what they do. And 18-year-old C’Zarriah loves working in glass.

When the Student Becomes The Teacher: C’Zarriah Davis Smith2022-05-13T13:42:31-07:00

Welcome To The Crucible’s Community Newsletter

2022-03-28T11:01:27-07:00

Welcome to The Crucible’s community newsletter! This is a space where we share opportunities like scholarships, Field Trip updates, job opportunities, programming updates, community events, and more.

Welcome To The Crucible’s Community Newsletter2022-03-28T11:01:27-07:00

2021 Fuego Youth Leadership Reception

2021-08-04T08:52:42-07:00

Join us live on Zoom for our 2021 virtual Fuego Youth Leadership Reception on Thursday, July 29 starting at 6:30pm PDT.

2021 Fuego Youth Leadership Reception2021-08-04T08:52:42-07:00

Relive All The Creative Magic Of 2021 Youth Summer Camp

2021-08-04T17:14:06-07:00

The first week of 2021 Youth Summer Camps just wrapped! Students came to camp with major creative ambitions, making impressive projects like beautifully handcrafted skateboards, elaborate welded bird sculptures, and in the case of one student, a leather utility belt with a customizable system of attachments.

Relive All The Creative Magic Of 2021 Youth Summer Camp2021-08-04T17:14:06-07:00

Students Escape Remote Learning Fatigue At 2021 Youth Spring Camps

2021-04-13T18:39:48-07:00

Leading up to last week’s Youth Spring Camps, the excitement in the air was palpable. After more than a year of remote learning, we could not wait to see students tap into their creativity and get hands-on in the fine and industrial arts.

Students Escape Remote Learning Fatigue At 2021 Youth Spring Camps2021-04-13T18:39:48-07:00

For McClymonds High School Students, In-Person Crucible Classes Offer A Respite

2021-03-31T20:27:33-07:00

After more than a year of remote learning, students are struggling to find focus at home. Here in West Oakland, McClymonds High School has seen an uptick in absences as students cope with feelings of isolation and a lack of motivation. “You’re not getting that day-to-day experience,” explained McClymonds junior, Isaiah Smiley in a recent ABC7 interview at The Crucible.

For McClymonds High School Students, In-Person Crucible Classes Offer A Respite2021-03-31T20:27:33-07:00

Earn-A-Bike 2021 Program Gives West Oakland Youth New Confidence

2021-03-17T16:03:04-07:00

For more than a decade, West Oakland students ages 10-18 have been participating in our Earn-A-Bike Program, learning free bike mechanics while fixing up two frames. Upon finishing the program, participants take one bike home and donate the second to be sold in support of the Bike Shop.

Earn-A-Bike 2021 Program Gives West Oakland Youth New Confidence2021-03-17T16:03:04-07:00
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