Category Archives: Berkeley

Berkeley Historical Society

Berkeley Historical Society

The Berkeley Historical Society (BHS) is a non-profit all-volunteer organization that serves as a primary resource for the collection and preservation of local history. The Berkeley Historical Society was established during the 1978 Berkeley Centennial Celebration. The BHS History Center …
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Berkeley Architecture: Heritage Association

Berkeley Architecture: Heritage Association

The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association (BAHA) is Berkeley’s non-profit preservation organization whose mission is to promote, through education, an understanding and appreciation for Berkeley’s history, and to encourage the preservation of its historic buildings. Incorporated on 9 December 1974, the …
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The Prisoners Literature Project

The Prisoners Literature Project

The Prisoners Literature Project is a grassroots organization that sends free books to prisoners in the United States. The project started in the early 1980’s in the back of Bound Together Books, an anarchist bookstore still operating on Haight Street. …
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Meals on Wheels, Meals of Marin, and Other Food Programs Near You

Meals on Wheels, Meals of Marin, and Other Food Programs Near You

Every day Meals on Wheels and other Bay Area meal programs deliver and serve thousands of meals to the elderly, homebound, homeless, and needy. Your volunteer help is needed in a variety of ways – from delivering meals, to grocery …
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Lifelong Medical Care

Lifelong Medical Care

LifeLong Medical Care provides high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; creates models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocates for continuous improvements in the health of our communities. Our Core …
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Lawrence Hall of Science (Docents)

Lawrence Hall of Science

Welcome to the Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s public science center. We have been providing parents, kids, and educators with opportunities to engage with science since 1968. Our Mission To inspire and foster learning of science and mathematics for …
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Jewish Music Festival

Jewish Music Festival

The mission of the Jewish Music Festival is to present music that celebrates the Jewish experience and explores what it means to be Jewish in a multicultural world. The Festival produces creative and entertaining programs, challenges stereotypes, and fosters engagement …
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay

Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay

Inspired by the Jewish values of compassionate action and communal responsibility, JFCS/East Bay is a nonprofit agency that has been delivering vital mental health and social services to Alameda and Contra Costa county families, individuals, children, older adults, Holocaust survivors, …
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Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

The JCC of the East Bay has provided a Jewish gateway and home to a large community since 1978. People of all ages, faiths and backgrounds are invited to join us as we build community, meet new friends, and learn …
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Home At Last Animal Rescue

Home At Last Animal Rescue

Over the past several years, significant strides have been made in reducing the rate of dog and cat euthanasia all across the nation. Home At Last Rescue (HAL) plays an active role in this “no-kill” movement by rescuing animals from …
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