Rising Stars Class of 2017!

Rising Stars Class of 2017!

Photos by Jon-Mychal Cox On the evening of Friday, June 9th in Berkeley the warm, golden glow of community pride and multi-colored balloons beckoned people into Hotel Shattuck Plaza to gather, recognize, and celebrate local youth who are the embodiment of Turning...
Thank you Safeway Community Markets!

Thank you Safeway Community Markets!

A slightly belated thank you – For many years BOSS partnered with the Andronico’s Market on Shattuck in Berkeley’s “Gourmet Ghetto” neighborhood. When we had special events, we reached out and asked them for support, and many times they...
2017 Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala

2017 Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala

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, celebrates a group of local youth who are overcoming the odds stacked against them and are...
Oakland Youth in Summer Construction Job Workshops

Oakland Youth in Summer Construction Job Workshops

On Tuesday, June 14th, a group of youth in Alameda County began a new opportunity. Through a project funded and developed by Hensel Phelps along with Redwood Resources construction awareness workshops are being provided through two consecutive 6-week series, designed...
Community Picnic in West Oakland!

Community Picnic in West Oakland!

Thank you to everyone who made the recent Community Building/Stop the Violence picnic & family day in West Oakland on Memorial Day, May 30th, 2016 a huge success. Community members Chris Jackson, Henok Gidey and friends originally approached the BOSS West Oakland...