Please join BOSS for the 2017 Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala as BOSS, in partnership with Berkeley High School, Berkeley Technology Academy, and Berkeley Youth Alternatives, select 20 local youth who are overcoming the odds stacked against them and are leaders in their communities, the force that holds their families together, our next generation of high school and college gradates, and agents of change!
The event will be held at the beautiful and historic Hotel Shattuck Plaza in downtown Berkeley, and will include:
- Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble and other live music
- Delicious dinner catered by Five Restaurant!
- Silent auction – auction will be available online for early bidding, stay tuned!
- Keynote speaker Berkeley Mayor Jessie Arreguin
- Youth Keynote speaker Thomas Jones, 2016 Rising Stars Awardee
- Presentation of Class of 2017 Rising Stars
- Four educational scholarship awards
- Fun, inspiration, and an unforgettable night for youth, their families, and the community that wants them to achieve their dreams!!
SPONSORSHIPS: There are opportunities for sponsorships, which have promotional benefits for your business!. Contact Sonja Fitz at either firstname.lastname@example.org, or 510.649.1930 for further information, or to sign up for your sponsorship.