Breaking Barriers 2.0 – September 13

A note from BOSS Executive Director Donald Frazier to everyone who attended, supported, and participated in the recent Breaking Barriers 2.0 event: “A note of heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for your support of the Breaking Barriers 2.0 Community Forum as...

BOSS: Ending Poverty

BOSS’S EVOLVING VISION & 48-YEAR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL JUSTICE On June 21st 2019, BOSS was featured in the 23rd season of The Visionaries (https://www.visionaries.org), a documentary series that hand-picks extraordinary non-profits around the world that create...
Social Justice Collective Takes Flight

Social Justice Collective Takes Flight

Throughout its history, BOSS has focused on dual goals: providing direct services to those in need, and fighting the root causes of inequity to achieve long-term change. The BOSS Community Organizing Team (COT), created in 1994, engaged homeless and low income people...
New California Laws Aimed to Safeguard Youth and Elderly

New California Laws Aimed to Safeguard Youth and Elderly

On October 11th, 2017 California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a whole host of legislative bills that rewrite how some of our criminal justice processes function. These newly minted laws aim to protect youths from life-long stigma, safeguard their rights,...