Step-Up Housing

1367 University Ave, Berkeley

A 39-unit modular project for our unhoused neighbors being developed in partnership with Panoramic Interests.

Watch the video above to see how this innovative project will come together.

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Following Their Dreams: BOSS Entrepreneurship Program

Following Their Dreams: BOSS Entrepreneurship Program

In the best of times, finding gainful employment is challenging for individuals with criminal histories or justice system involvement who are often automatically screened out of job opportunities. In the COVID 19 era, this challenge is harder than ever, with multiple...

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SJC Fellowship Graduation!

SJC Fellowship Graduation!

Graduation is an unforgettable, incredibly special moment in someone’s journey, marking the completion of hard work and commitment to learning. For the 2nd BOSS Social Justice Collective (SJC) Fellowship cohort, graduation marked the close of a chapter of learning and...

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Space for Community

Space for Community

Hayward, CA - When we enter a space that provides services, it matters what greets us: the welcoming feel, décor, visuals that represent us, a pot of coffee, a computer or a printer we can use, and most importantly, someone to say hello and ask how we’re doing. At...

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2020 Rising Stars Gala Cancelled

2020 Rising Stars Gala Cancelled

This year BOSS made the painful but essential decision to cancel our annual Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala planned for June 6th, since we could not safely gather—as we have for the past six years—to honor young people who are fighting hard to succeed in school,...

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Pathway 2 Promise

Pathway 2 Promise

by Ronald Broach, Manager of Reentry Services On April 13 & 14, 2020 non-profit agencies BOSS, All of Us or None, and La Familia in a collaborative effort, combined forces on the frontline at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, CA on the frontline, meeting and greeting...

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BOSS Career Training and Employment Center (CTEC) goes VIRTUAL

BOSS Career Training and Employment Center (CTEC) goes VIRTUAL

WEEK OF APRIL 13, 2020 – This week, the BOSS Career Training and Employment Center (CTEC) is taking its services virtual, to comply with the shelter-in-place order and protect the health and safety of both participants and staff while continuing to help those in need...

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BOSS Responds to COVID 19-Related Release of Jail Inmates

BOSS Responds to COVID 19-Related Release of Jail Inmates

BOSS Executive Director Donald Frazier received a call over the weekend about the release of hundreds of individuals from Santa Rita Jail, and asked if BOSS could be there to offer resources. Mr. Frazier dispatched BOSS Reentry staff to Santa Rita Jail to welcome an...

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Th, Apr 2 — The State of Reentry Virtual Town Hall

Th, Apr 2 — The State of Reentry Virtual Town Hall

Th, Apr 2 — State of Reentry Virtual TownhallUpdate: You can watch the event online here.   Things are rapidly changing every day and BOSS is part of a network coordinated by Californians for Safety and Justice that is closely monitoring how our leaders are responding...

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The People’s Series: Martin Malone’s Journey

The People’s Series: Martin Malone’s Journey

If you haven’t already visited CTEC, BOSS’ Career Training and Employment Center, you’ll find some amazing people there to help with almost anything you need. This is the first in a series of profiles on the supportive people in BOSS who are helping our participants...

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