Category Archives: Oakland

Guitars Not Guns

Guitars Not Guns

The goal of Guitars Not Guns is to help prevent violence in schools and on the streets by providing foster kids and at-risk youth with focus and self-actualization. We aim to empower them with the most fundamental tool to succeed: …
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Girls Incorporated of Alameda

Girls Incorporated of Alameda

Girls Inc. of Alameda County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We are a local affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, which provides vital educational programs to millions of American …
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Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County

Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. is the largest voluntary organization of girls in the world. In our council, the Girl Scouts of Northern California over 47,000 girls and 32,000 adults take part in Girl Scout programs each year. We tailor …
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The ReUse People

The ReUse People

Since 1993, architects, contractors and building owners have relied on TRP to keep reusable and recyclable building materials out of overburdened landfills. By de-constructing (instead of demolishing) a building, TRP is able to salvage up to 80 percent of the …
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Coaching Corps

One Goal. Countless Victories. Coaching Corps works to create a world in which all kids have sports opportunities that teach valuable life lessons. What We Do We help create after-school sports opportunities for girls and boys that build their confidence …
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Refugee Transitions

Refugee Transitions

Refugee Transitions’ mission is to assist refugee and immigrant families in becoming self-sufficient in the United States by providing services to help them attain the English language, life, job and academic skills they need to succeed in their new communities. …
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Restore Oakland’s Cleveland Cascade

Restore Oakland's Cleveland Cascade

The Cleveland Cascade was born in Oakland, California, in 1923, conceived and midwifed by noted landscape architect Howard Gilkey. A stunning Italian-inspired water feature, it hugged the steep hill, falling almost into Lake Merritt from the Cleveland Heights hill above. …
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Family Violence Law Center

Family Violence Law Center

FVLC seeks to end family violence in Alameda County by providing support and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, changing individual and community perceptions about relationship abuse, and advocating for change within the legal, health, education, and criminal justice systems. …
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Family Support Services of the Bay Area

Family Support Services of the Bay Area

Family Support Services of the Bay Area is a private, nonprofit organization that provides support to parents and other caregivers of vulnerable children. The agency’s mission is to help families build on their strengths, nurture their children and lead healthy …
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Family Paths

Family Paths

Family Paths, Inc. (formerly Parental Stress Service) is a non-profit organization of mental health professionals and dedicated volunteers that provide a number of mental health, counseling and therapy services to low income, multi-stressed individuals and families. We are a multicultural …
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