The Mosaic Logo logo
Two girls talking

24 Years of Peacing It Together!

And we’re not stopping now.

24 Years of Changing Lives

Mosaic brings together children of diverse backgrounds to live, learn, and practice new skills together. What happens when they grow up? Here are the stories of 22 alumni over 22 years old who are working to create a more just, peaceful world after their lives were transformed at Mosaic.

Mosaic offered a viewfinder on how to perceive and understand the world. Mosaic values remain with me every day in how I deal with others, in every facet of life… They are the ABC’s of interpersonal conflict and existence.”

Jackson Grigsby, Alumnus over 20

Imani Pierce older

Imani Pierce

Richelle Gernan adult

Richelle Gernan

Raimundo Martinez adult

Raimundo Martinez

Clover Brown adult

Clover Brown

Marco Bloom adult

Marco Bloom

24 Years of Important Work

2000 | Our founding
2001 | Outdoor Project launches with two pilot sessions
2003 | Parent’s Choice award-winning musical curriculum is released
2006 | Youth Leadership Project expands to run throughout the entire year
2008 | In-School Project grows beyond assemblies to serve all grades in the classroom
2010 | Our curriculum guide is released
2011 | Mosaic Consulting Project launches
2015 | Family Camp launches
2018 | Site of our future home is purchased
2020 | See our 2020 Annual Report
2021 | See our 2021 Annual Report
2022 | See our 2022 Annual Report
2023 | See our 2023 Annual Report
Mosaic Project 2023 Annual Report cover

24 Years into the Future

We are creating our permanent home — an environmentally sustainable center for equity, empathy, and effective communication across differences. Conveniently located in Castro Valley, California in the heart of the Bay Area, our new site will ensure that future generations have access to our unique experiential education programs. Learn more.

It is not enough to read, write, and study about peace. We must give our students the opportunity to live it.”

Lara Mendel, Co-Founder/Executive Director

3D plans for new land
Peacing It Together art