The Binary America

The Binary America

According to many analysts, the new federal budget could create more homelessness.  This news comes on the heels of the fact that wages for women, individuals of color, and especially the people who live at the intersection of both, are still falling far short of...
Dec 13 & 15: Hep A and Flu Clinics!

Dec 13 & 15: Hep A and Flu Clinics!

In partnership with the City of Berkeley, BOSS will hold Hepatitis A and Flu vaccination clinics for homeless and low income at-risk individuals! The clinics will happen on Wednesday, December 13th and Friday, December 15th and will be held at two Berkeley locations:...
BOSS: More Self-Sufficient Through Solar Power!

BOSS: More Self-Sufficient Through Solar Power!

This last spring BOSS, in collaboration with the Mayor of Berkeley, GRID Alternatives, Rising Sun Energy Center, and the BOSS CTEC Program installed solar panels on our flagship facility, Ursula Sherman Village. And what a difference! This is a new and exciting way...
Homelessness & Hunger: Awareness and Thanksgiving

Homelessness & Hunger: Awareness and Thanksgiving

It is getting cold out there. The leaves are turning and falling. There is talk of rain and people are pulling out their coats, sweaters, scarves, and gloves. For many of us our minds automatically turn to Thanksgiving and we begin planning dinners and get-togethers....
Big Wins!! California Legislative Updates

Big Wins!! California Legislative Updates

On October 14th, California Governor, Jerry Brown, Signed into Law a whole host of Housing Bills aimed at making housing more affordable, and getting more of our most at-risk neighbors housed. One such bill was AB 74, the Housing for a Healthy California Bill....