BACR’s Partnership with NBA Math Hoops and the Golden State Warriors
2016-03-02
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...
San Rafael art exhibit puts focus on tobacco use and mental illness
2016-02-17
Mark Parker is trying to kick a bad habit. Parker, a 28-year-old San Rafael resident, has smoked for nine years, but the past two months he has done his best to quit. Recently, he created a motivational art piece made of cut up cigarette cartons that he pasted to a sheet of paper, forming the...
Math Hoops
2016-01-08
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.
BACR’s Smoking Cessation Program in the News
2015-11-20
Exposure to tobacco smoke — even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke — causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death, according to a recently released report by U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin.
YFYI Newsletter
2015-11-19
As the wind chills and the leaves fall from the trees, we are reminded of the inevitable cycle of life. For many cultures, death is simply a part of the life cycle - a continuation. The annual Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) tradition comes from Mexico and celebrations occur in November....
Public Allies helps restore Kennedy Park in South Richmond
2015-11-03
With a lot of planning and one hard day's work, a team from Public Allies joined forces with members of the Trust for Richmond's Land, and Mayor Tom Butt to restore Kennedy Park in South Richmond. The long neglected park was brought back to life with new landscaping and artistic touches.  The...
Verna Springer receives After School Visionary Leadership award
2015-10-27
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...
2015 Fall Kickoff
2015-10-16
On October 8th nearly 250 BACR staff met at the Albert Coro Community Center in San Rafael to kick off the FY15-16 year.  The theme for this event was “Leadership” and our hosts were Marty Weinstein, CEO and Mary Jo Williams, COO. In addition to celebrating the past...
Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) receives a 3-year grant of $500,000 from Google to provide career planning, job training and job retention for youth and young adults part of Roadmap to Peace (RTP)!
2015-10-02
Roadmap to Peace (RTF) is a 5-year comprehensive, multi-partner, community-driven initiative dedicated to transforming the health, safety and economic outcomes of low-income, disconnected, Latino young men and boys ages 13 to 24.
Francisco Sanchez receives OUSD Award
2015-08-06
Francisco Sanchez and Be'Naiah Williams from BACR's Oakland after school programs at Rudsdale Continuation High School and Howard Elementary were recently nominated by Program Manager, John Fuentes for the first annual Jason Guinto Award.  Jason Guinto was an after school program leader in...