October 12, 2017 - BACR Fall Kickoff
2017-10-24
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!
2017-08-04
After School Professionals Appreciation Week
2017-04-26
(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
2017-03-09
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!
2017-02-16
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
2017-02-16
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
2017-01-18
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...
These twin sisters celebrated Lights On Afterschool 2016 by becoming math champions
2016-11-22
One might not think that basketball can help kids gain critical math skills. But for twin sisters Patricia and Angela Rodas, that’s exactly the case. The Rodas sisters have become rather like local celebrities in the San Francisco Bay Area through their success in NBA Math Hoops, a...
Fall Kickoff 16-17
2016-11-14
On October 24, 2016 over 200 of BACR’s staff gathered at the DoubleTree/Berkeley Marina to “kickoff” the 2016-2017 year.  The theme for this year’s event included an overview of BACR’s Competitive Advantages - showcasing our expansion in our programs growth and...
Announcing The Fifth Quarter Project
2016-10-12
It became apparent to me that there were a great number of individuals who, after leaving school were unprepared from the perspective of training and tools to make sustainable career decisions. This lack of resources and education has left large numbers of folks essentially paralyzed by the...