Formerly Cycles of Change, Changing Gears Community Bike Shop is is a non-profit community bike shop located at…More the former naval air station. Its mission is to empower local communities by offering recycled bicycle services that are safe, vibrant, creative, and self-sustaining.
Changing Gears sells used bicycles and has a full-service repair shop. It also provides paid job training for formerly homeless adults as well as earn-a-bike opportunities for youth and adults. Changing Gears accepts donations of bikes and bike parts.
Alameda Point Collaborative 677 W Ranger Ave, Alameda, CA94501 The Alameda Point Collaborative has been serving families since 1999 by providing housing and services for formerly…More homeless families and individuals. APC operates several programs including the Ploughshares Nursery, a commercial nursery founded in 2003, which grows native and drought-tolerant plants and employs APC residents. In 2006, APC founded the Growing Youth Project, which has a community garden and teaches residents about cooking and nutrition. Through Cycles of Change, also founded in 2006, residents repair donated bikes to use and sell.