BOSS 3rd Annual Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala

SOLD OUT – Thank you for your support, we look forward to a wonderful celebration!!

THURSDAY JUNE 2, 2016 – Every year BOSS, in partnership with Berkeley High School, Berkeley Youth Alternatives and Berkeley Technical Academy, recognize the accomplishments of a group of very special local youths, through the Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala.

2015 Rising Star Vernon Neely with 2014 Rising Stars & 2015 Youth Leadership Coordinator Kassy Covarrubias
2015 Rising Stars & 2015 Youth Leadership Coordinator Kassy Covarrubias

These are not your typical overachievers, these are normal kids who are facing incredible odds and succeeding despite those odds! Many of the kids have homes that are unstable due to family mental health issues, addiction, homelessness, immigration issues, or other difficulties, and yet, they take care of their family and stay in school.

The Youth Leadership Gala will celebrate them with gifts, recognition, dinner, live music, special guests – and scholarships for 4 of the youth!


WHEN: Thursday, June 2nd, 6pm

WHERE: Hotel Shattuck Plaza, 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley.

Tickets $30 each or 2 for $50 – Get your tickets today!

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Support these amazing youth while getting promotional benefits! To SPONSOR the event, download the Event Sponsorship Form here.

Thank You to all of our fantastic community-minded Sponsors, Donors, Volunteers, & Supporters!


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