Teresa Nauer
2015-10-22
Teresa Nauer has been with BACR for almost 10 years – starting as a teenager. She continually demonstrates BACR’s Best Practice of Perseverance and Continuous Learning . She began at CHALK as an outreach worker and like many young people CHALK serves, she faced a number of obstacles....
LaRee Marquardt-Byrd
2015-10-22
LaRee Marquardt-Byrd is what everyone is hoping for when they hire someone---smart, creative, a hard worker, and funny. She does not wait until asked to do something; she anticipates a need, and comes up with a solution. She is fair-minded, and doesn’t ask anyone to do anything that she is...
John Fuentes
2015-10-21
John Fuentes is an East Bay after school Manager.  He is an incredible, charismatic leader-  with both vision and on the ground leadership.  One Best Practice that stands out in the work that John continues to do is “working within communities and building  alliances to...
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...
Smoke-Free Multi Unit Housing Success in San Francisco – June 2015
2015-06-30
For more than five years the Bay Area Community Resources SUNSET Tobacco Education Project has been working hard to help “clear the air” for San Franciscans living in multi-unit housing (a building with 2 or more housing units). With funding from the California Department of Public...
HandsOn Bay Area at Martin Luther King, Jr
2015-05-22
In this video, George Henderson, Community School Manager at Martin Luther King, Jr. in Oakland shares his pride in the changes  at his school thru a partnership with HandsOn Bay Area.  MLK Jr.'s collaboration with the HandsOn stellar team exemplifies BACR's mission of building community...
BACR Youth Leadership awarded Social Innovation Fun (SIF) grants to improve outcomes for opportunity youth
2015-05-08
May 8, 2015…Congratulations!!! to the BACR Youth Workforce Development team– for being one of only 7  organizations nationwide that have been awarded Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grants to improve outcomes for opportunity youth.   The 3-year funding arrived through a...
YFYI Highlighted by the Foundation Center
2015-04-24
This is the first post in a three-part series showcasing youth-led philanthropy programs in the Bay Area. For more information on how young people are engaging in support of the social sector, see Foundation Center'r report, Scanning the Landscape of Youth Philanthropy.  When I was...