BOSS 45th Anniversary

GwenBOSS IN THE NEWS:

Media Contact Information:

To schedule an interview with BOSS or for more information on our programs or success stories, please contact one of the following at 510.649.1930:

Donald Frazier, Executive Director
510.649.1930 x 1012
dfrazier@self-sufficiency.org

Sonja Fitz, Director of Development & Marketing
510.649.1930 x 1008
sfitz@self-sufficiency.org

 

Press Clippings and Videos:

2017:

East Bay Times, September 11th, 2017

Opinion: Second chance is vital part of criminal rehabilitation process

 

KTVU Bay Area Channel 2, August 10th, 2017

A Day in the Life: The Mandolphs

 

East Bay Times, March 3rd, 2017

Oakland: Ex-offenders find a place in workforce

 

KTVU Bay Area Channel 2, February 24th, 2017

Graduation day for former inmates and poor at Alameda County jobs program

 

2016:

Viewpoint Radio, October 23rd, 2016

Donald Frazier, Executive Director

 

Oakland North, September 28th, 2016

BOSS Graduates Celebrate Changing Their Own Lives

 

Berkeleyside, July 28th 2016

Op-ed: Confronting the causes and solutions of mass homelessness

 

Berkeleyside, July 22nd 2016

Op-ed: Not in my front yard: Cuts to downtown services threaten basic quality of life for the homeless

 

ABC News, July 2016:

BOSS hosts employment initiative for local teens

 

Berkeleyside, June 29th 2016:

“Homelessness in Berkeley: An Overview”

 

Berkeleyside, June 2016:

Rising Stars Program Recognizes 20 Exceptional Youth

 

Berkeley Times, May 2016:

3rd annual B.O.S.S. Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala — June 2

 

Oakland Magazine, March 2016:

Who’s the BOSS Now?

 

The Laney Tower, March 3, 2016:

Facing Homeless Head-On – The Homeless Issue, Part 2

 

The Laney Tower, February 18, 2016:

The Homeless Issue

 

Oakland North, February 23, 2016:

“BOSS and Albany High School Students host homeless resource fair in Oakland”

 

Berkeleyside, February 11, 2016:

“Op-Ed: Berkeley latest homelessness recommendations are a lackluster response to a true emergency”

 

2015:

Contra Costa Times, Dec. 10, 2015:

“Castro Valley: Emergency warming center proposed ”

 

Berkeleyside, Aug. 27, 2015:

“IKEA donates ‘makeover’ to shelter for homeless families”

 

The Daily Californian, June 10, 2015:

“Berkeley City Council restores funds for community’s homeless, children, youth services”

 

Contra Costa Times, June 5, 2015:

Berkeley Students Awarded for Endurance

 

Contra Costa Times, April 1, 2015:

“Alameda County programs break cycle of incarceration through employment”

 

San Jose Mercury News media center, April 1, 2015

“Photos: PREP program graduates 11 ex-convicts in Oakland”

 

The Daily Californian, March 10, 2015:

“Local homeless shelter awarded Ikea makeover”

 

SFGate, Jan. 19, 2015:

“Pre-dawn ‘wake-up’ protest outside Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s house”