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!...
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...
These twin sisters celebrated Lights On Afterschool 2016 by becoming math champions
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...
Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center Celebrates 20 Years Of Community Services
A freshly painted mural on the front of the building may announce its presence on Noriega Street, but the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center is by no means a new addition to the Outer Sunset. In fact, SNBC recently had a block party to celebrate its 20 years of after-school programming,...
San Rafael summer school sends robots full STEM ahead
Pedro Ramirez, 12, sent his robot into action, moving its jaws forward to grab a green plastic block. When he tried to place the block on top of a stack of other blocks, it tumbled off. The Davidson Middle School student was participating in a robotics class with about 19 other students as part...
BACR’s Partnership with NBA Math Hoops and the Golden State Warriors
BACR is in its second year of our partnership with the NBA Math Hoops Curriculum and the Golden State Warriors.  For the 2014-2015 School Year, we had 28 sites participating across 6 school districts.  Our students showed a marked improvement in their math skills, as well as an overall...
Math Hoops
On Tuesday, December 15, the Warriors hosted Math Hoops Live in partnership with Learn Fresh, the Warriors Community Foundation and Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) at Sunset Elementary School in San Francisco.
Verna Springer receives After School Visionary Leadership award
10.22.15 - BACR is extremely proud of Verna Springer, Site Coordinator at Emerson Elementary, who today received a well-deserved honor in the award of “After School Visionary Leadership” from California Department of Education, After School Division. Each October during the Lights On...