OUSD Newsletter Highlight
2013-11-12
BACR is one of the leading providers of after school programming in Oakland schools (and the Bay Area) where it's efforts stand out due in part to a flexible work structure- allowing staff to develop their own best practices for the community in which they serve. Furthermore, some of BACR's...
MLK Jr. Oakland After School Program Honored
2013-11-10
From The Oakland Unified School District"s November FSCP (Family, Schools & Community Partnership) Newsletter... "BACR is one of the leading providers of after school programming in Oakland schools (and the Bay Area) where it's efforts stand out due in part to a flexible work structure-...
First 5 Contra Costa Celebrates
2013-11-08
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors honored 15 years of First 5 Contra Costa on Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013. First 5 invited contractors to attend as well. Supervisor John Gioia’s wrote on his Facebook page, “This morning,we celebrated the remarkable achievements of the group at the Board of...
CHALK Graduation
2013-10-23
The CHALK graduation is always a time for fun and celebration. At CHALK, we believe that young people can do anything with the appropriate amount of training and support. All of our youth staff receive 80+ hours of training before they begin work on the field. The CHALK graduation is a way to...
BACR Fall Kick Off 2013
2013-10-17
On Thursday, October 10th over 200 Bay Area Community Resources employees gathered at the Albert Boro Community Center in San Rafael for BACR’s FY13-14 Fall Kickoff. This is a BACR annual event where Marty Weinstein, CEO and Mary Jo Williams have the opportunity to celebrate BACR’s...
BACR's De Anza High School Health Center Celebrates its Expansion!
2013-10-17
Seven years ago, the Health Center at De Anza High School in Richmond started in a small room and offered limited services to students once a week. From there it expanded into three modular units and expanded services.  Last year, De Anza High School's Health Center...
CHALK Youth Meet SF Mayor Lee's Summer Jobs Challenge
2013-10-08
San Francisco Mayor Lee issued a challenge to San Francisco businesses to create 6,000 jobs this past summer for young people 16-24 years old. United Way and its Matchbridge Program funded 6 organizations to act as "doorways" to the private sector jobs. Doorway organizations were charged...
Home Away's Back to School Campaign has launched!
2013-09-25
Please take a moment to check out our campaign at - http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/526337/email/4738313 A Home Away from Homelessness provides healthy snacks and dinner 4-days a week at Home Away. Sponsor a student! Your generous gift of $100 will feed a Home Away child for one...
Volunteer Spotlight: Chris McCoy, Americorps VISTA
2013-08-26
Interviewed By Cindy Magana, School House student at Home Away I understand that you work for AmeriCorps VISTA. Could you please tell me what VISTA is? VISTA is a national service program designed to alleviate poverty in America. It was started as part of President Lyndon Johnson's War on...
A Thanks to BACR from the Richmond Police Department
2013-07-11
Although I am a fan of trees, there is one tree and subsequent surrounding area that has been a royal pain for patrol, CCTV unit, regulatory unit and of course the citizens of Richmond.  There is a tree near Nelson’s liquor  that over the past two years that Detective Oliver and I...