Congratulations Innovations Graduates!

Congratulations Innovations Graduates!

OAKLAND, CA – On the evening of February 6th at the Eastside Arts Alliance, BOSS staff and staff from partnering agencies gathered to celebrate the achievement of seven special graduates – citizens returning from incarceration who have completed the pilot BOSS Social...
New Laws in 2020

New Laws in 2020

Following are some new laws taking effect this year that relate to BOSS’s work and the very low income people we serve. Many of these laws attest to the power of civic engagement, and were the subject of statewide organizing, advocacy and public education to help get...
Community Conversation and Call to Action

Community Conversation and Call to Action

FREMONT, CA – On the evening of Thursday, January 23rd, BOSS staff gathered with other community-based service providers and neighbors for a Community Conversation and Call to Action, to talk about making our schools and communities safe. Hosted at Fremont High...
Transformation: Lawan’s Story

Transformation: Lawan’s Story

Lewan Kaar (not her real name) first came to BOSS in November 2015. After eight years of homelessness and waiting four years to be approved for subsidized housing, she had finally found and moved into her own home, and needed help managing her funds. Warm and...