Congratulations 2019 Rising Stars!

BERKELEY, CA – It was a beautiful late Spring evening on May 31, 2019, and the Warriors had the night off (!), so the evening was free for the community to come together at Hotel Shattuck Plaza in downtown Berkeley and celebrate a very special group of young people –...
It’s time for Rising Stars 2019!

It’s time for Rising Stars 2019!

Please join BOSS and our partners again this year to celebrate local young people who are working hard to stay in school and take care of themselves and their families while overcoming multiple hardships – such as homelessness, substance abuse, criminal justice...
Rising Stars CELEBRATED by community!

Rising Stars CELEBRATED by community!

BERKELEY, CA – On a warm evening in downtown Berkeley, with the strains of jazz played by Berkeley High School musicians coming from the Crystal Ballroom at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, BOSS gathered with sponsors and supporters, elected officials, volunteers and service...
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...
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...