Category Archives: East Bay

Bay Area Legal Aid

Bay Area Legal Aid

Access to legal advocacy is critical to ensuring that Bay Area residents living in poverty understand and assert their rights to create stability for themselves and their families. Each year BayLegal’s services benefit 70,000 Bay Area residents.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Jewish Coalition for Literacy

The Bay Area Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) is an affiliate of the National Jewish Coalition for Literacy. JCL aims to help reverse the trend of illiteracy across the country by mobilizing thousands of volunteer reading tutors, organizing book drives, …
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Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp is a nonprofit dedicated to building confidence and empowering girls through music. We offer summer camps and after-school programs in Oakland for girls ages 8-18 years old. Want to help girls discover the power of …
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Project Open Hand

Project Open Hand

Since 1985, Project Open Hand has been providing “meals with love” to people living with serious illnesses and to seniors in San Francisco and Alameda County and has served as a model for over 100 organizations all over the world. …
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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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Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific

Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific

Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific (PPSP) provides over 100,000 individuals with health care and education services at more than 30 sites throughout 17 Northern California counties. We reach people through our health care services, education programs, and advocacy initiatives. PPSP provides …
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Therapy Pets

Therapy Pets

TherapyPets is an organization of volunteers and their pets who visit various facilities in order to enrich the lives of children and adults. Through this experience, we all become aware of the rewards of TherapyPets and encourage others to actively …
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People’s Grocery

People's Grocery

People’s Grocery is a health and wealth organization – our mission is to improve the health and economy of West Oakland through the local food system. We pursue positive community change and address social determinants of health through a food …
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Peace Action West

Peace Action West

Peace Action West works for smarter American approaches to global problems. If we want to address problems like war, poverty, global warming, terrorism — the US needs to work together, cooperatively, with other nations. It also means overcoming the partisan …
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Paramount Theatre

Paramount Theatre

Oakland’s Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was one of the first Depression-era buildings …
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