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...
In Memory of Meg
2013-06-19
Meg SherryApril 5, 1948-June 8, 2013 Meg Sherry, a long-time friend and employee at BACR, died on June 8 after 2 ½ years of treatment for cancer. Meg began her career as a Marriage and Family therapist in 1976. In the mid 1990’s, Meg went back to graduate school and completed her PhD in...
New Perspectives Team Provides Crisis Support After Tragic Car Accident
2013-05-21
Individuals of all ages, cultures and backgrounds experience a crisis at some point in their lives. Crisis can be brought on by a variety of situations, and inevitably, the youth our New Perspective's Marin team serves are affected by such a tragedy in some way. When this occurs, staff and interns...
Don MacArthur - Our Friend
2013-03-04
It is with deep sadness that we tell you that Don MacArthur, a long time BACR staff member, passed away on January 18, 2013.  Don was a counselor at the Marin County DUI Program. He came to BACR in the late 1980's as a volunteer. It was suggested he might enjoy working in the DUI Program. For...