Our staff met Lt. Governor and former Redwood high school student Gavin Newsom
National Random Acts of Kindness Day at Balboa High School
As part of BACR's Wellness Initiative and National Random Acts of Kindness Day, Balboa High School, students and staff, alike, sat down to write a notes of kindness, which were later posted on student lockers. Throughout the day, students were walking around with notes on their arms and backpacks!...
October 12, 2017 - BACR Fall Kickoff
Due to the raging Northern California fires, the devastation in our communities, the thousands of displaced families, and the safety of our staff,  the decision was made to cancel our annual event. We were very grateful to be able to re-route our planned lunch to the Marin Civic Center, where 250...
Bailey Hall talks about Climate Corps Bay Area with Charles "The Chief" Williams!
After School Professionals Appreciation Week
(April 24-28, 2017) A letter of appreciation OUSD After School Programs Office Compliance & Operation Manager… Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week is a time, each April, when those who work with youth during out-of-school hours are recognized and appreciated. The OUSD After School...
Robbie Wilson Receives the Marian Wright Edelman Award
Feb. 23, 2017 Alameda: Our congratulations! to Robbie Wilson, Program Manager of BACR/LEAPS Expanded Learning Program in Alameda for being presented the Marian Wright Edelman Award from the City of Alameda. Robbie was honored for the healing and connecting work she does in the City. The mission of...
Congratulations, Helena Ortiz!
February, 2017: BACR is proud to announce that Helena Ortiz, Site Coordinator at Ruby Bridges Elementary School, received honorable recognition at Alameda County Office of Education's "Bridging the Bay" conference. This award was presented directly from Iqbal Badwalz, Education Programs Consultant...
Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellows beautify Stege Marsh for MLK Day
As part of their National Service commitment, Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellows joined together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to perform an environmentally-themed Day of Service. The cohort partnered with Richmond nonprofit and Climate Corps partner, The Watershed Project, to pick up trash along...
Find Your Balance - BACR's New Employee Wellness Program
Marty Weinstein, CEO, launched BACR's Employee Wellness Program at the Fall Kick-Off in October 2016. A Wellness Committee spearheaded by HR Director, Brenda Cain was formed to plan and organize a 3-year initiative. Since October, managers have been given an orientation and training, and a logo...
Adrian Cabazes
Adrian has been with BACR for 8 years - as an after school coordinator in Oakland and as a manager in both middle and elementary schools.  Adrian is another proud example of BACR's "home grown" management. He has been instrumental in supporting the development of the after school...