|Street Without A Name (SWAN) is a non-profit organization founded by Ronda Flanzbaum and a group of concerned volunteers which sponsors collective and collaborative arts projects at the Dome Village and at other locations. SWAN has sponsored a variety of arts projects with the aim of having a positive effect on the problems of homelessness, the environment, and urban areas.
Aesthetic projects are produced by homeless and youth with the help of volunteer artists and others. Since 1992, SWAN has been sponsoring a variety of projects at the Dome Village, emergency cold/hot weather, skid row and at other locations. Types of projects include: a mosaic fountain, sign and tables, murals, collages, animation, sculpture, artistic skating teams, documentaries, holiday crafts, banners, etc. In addition, SWAN aims to provide economic opportunity for individuals and sponsors programs where individuals can earn income through cottage industry arts & crafts programs.
Over the years, SWAN has engaged several hundred volunteers to participate in its various projects. A few outstanding volunteers and partnering organizations have included: June Edmonds and the California African American Museum, Dimitri Kadiev, Bruce Royer, Kathrine Ng, Samuel Brantley, Lucy & Miles and many, many more .