The Great American Smokeout and New Year’s Resolutions: Extra Motivation for Becoming Tobacco Free
2013-12-03
Many former smokers have been successful using either the Great American Smokeout (GAS) or New Year’s resolutions – or both – as added motivation for making quit attempts. One of the principles of GAS is non-judgmental, open experimentation with tobacco cessation or reduction, even if it means...
Turning asphalt to turf in San Francisco with BACR After School Coordinator at Cleveland Elementary, Kevin Lacy
2013-11-25
BACR operates over 100 after school programs throughout the Bay Area.  We partner with hundreds of agencies to provide educational and enrichment services to students in our programs.  This article highlights one of our partners, America Scores serving a BACR site. After more than a...
Scores and ER Taylor Spotlighted on the Huffington Post
2013-11-25
BACR operates over 100 after school programs throughout the Bay Area.  We partner with hundreds of agencies to provide educational and enrichment services to students in our programs.  This article highlights one of our partners, America Scores serving a BACR site. Such a lucid notion:...
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...