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Promoting Wellness, Education, & the Arts

The Claremont Forum has sponsored wellness, education, and art programs in the community since 1985. We sponsor the Sunday Farmers & Artisans Market in the Claremont Village, the nationwide Prison Library Project, as well as the bookshop and art gallery in the Claremont Packing House.

Farmers & Artisans Market

Every Sunday, rain or shine, on Harvard Ave. in the Claremont Village.

Prison Library Project

Each month, volunteers send hundreds of books and educational materials to inmates nationwide.

Bookshop & Gallery

Claremont’s only used bookstore sells books at great prices, features a monthly local artists, and is a home for community events..

Upcoming Events


Book Review | Almost Innocent

ALMOST INNOCENT From searching to saved in America’s criminal justice systemby Shanti Brien, 2021,, ISBN-13:978-1-64543-203-6 Reviewed by Pam Hawkes, President, Claremont Forum Board of Directors This book is an

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Recent Sponsors & Community Partnerships

Accenture recently raised over $2000 on behalf of the PLP and a virtual speakers series with board member Steve Bell
Many of the PLPs most dedicated volunteers are from the Pilgrim Place community.
Ignatians Service Organization at Loyola Marymount University. created a fundraiser to raise money and awareness for the PLP.
Brethren in Christ Ontario is the home of the Church of Second Chances. This amazing group donated a large selection of almanacs, bible dictionaries, and other religious reading materials.