November 27th is #GivingTuesday! You can help redefine the giving spirit this holiday season with Public Allies Silicon Valley San Francisco (PASVSF)!
2018-11-06
PASVSF is celebrating 23 years of creating home-grown leaders rooted in social justice and equity, and we encourage alumni, supporters, and friends to make a donation or a reoccurring gift of $25+ a month to support our Allies. Just a small donation will go a long way to helping PASVSF meet our...
Bailey Hall talks about Climate Corps Bay Area with Charles "The Chief" Williams!
2017-08-04
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...
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...
2,630 Mayors and County Leaders Recognize Impact of National Service
2015-04-09
Officials participating in Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service represent 149 million Americans, nearly half of U.S. population March 7, 2015 marked the 3rd annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, and locally both San Francisco & Richmond BACR AmeriCorps and VISTA...
January 19, 2015 – MLK Jr. Day of Service
2015-01-22
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. - and the holiday dedicated to his legacy - over 100 BAYAC Corps members and 5 VISTA members joined other volunteers from the Oakland area to plant trees and native plants, and to pick up trash in a neglected & blighted neighborhood near the Oakland...
An exciting opportunity to expand AmeriCorps in California
2014-04-21
John A. Perez, Speaker of the California Assembly, recently introduced Assembly Bill 2328 which would establish a new California Service Corps (CSC).    I was proud to testify in support of this bill at the State Capitol on April 9th   The bill was unanimously approved by...
Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service – April 1, 2014
2014-04-09
As CEO of BACR  I am deeply gratified that Mayors Jean Quan of Oakland and Gayle McLaughlin of Richmond were among dozens of mayors nationwide who,  on April 1, 2014, took time out to honor the contributions that AmeriCorps and VISTA members have made to their cities. Nationwide, city...
2nd Annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service
2014-04-04
BACR received recognition for their AmeriCorps VISTA and BAYAC programs from Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, City of Richmond and Mayor Jean Quan, City of Oakland. The nation’s mayors are increasingly turning to national service as a cost-effective strategy to address city challenges. By unleashing the...
AmeriCorps Service on Cesar Chavez Day
2014-04-04
BAYAC AmeriCorps Members spend every day in service. Placed at schools and non-profits throughout the Bay Area, Members commit to a full time volunteer position serving youth in multiple capacities. On Friday, March 28th, our Members came together to hold service projects in honor of Cesar...