Category Archives: Policy Advocacy

Aging in Place -National Council for Aging Care

Retirement, independent living, and continuing care communities house thousands of seniors and older adults. But this option doesn’t suit everyone – many people do not have the desire or financial flexibility to uproot and leave their homes. That’s where we …
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Become a trained volunteer Victim Advocate or a Help Line volunteer and provide emotional support to victims and survivors. Advise a Board: Consider a community leadership role by serving on a local advisory board. Take Steps to Raise Funds: Sign …
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Safe & Sound

OUR MISSION To prevent child abuse and reduce its devastating impact. OUR VALUES Be responsible for the wellbeing of children. Whether working directly with children, their families or caregivers, communities, or systems, our goal is to create the greatest positive …
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John Muir Land Trust

John Muir Land Trust protects and cares for open space, ranches, farms, parkland and shoreline in the East Bay. John Muir Land Trust believes that the vitality of our open spaces is essential to the health of our earth, air, …
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California Reentry Program

The California Reentry Program at San Quentin State Prison is an independent advising program that seeks to cover a wide array of future parolees’ needs. Our services include academic advising, referrals to housing resources, job advice/placement, child-support issues, support groups, …
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Berkeley Schools Volunteers (BSV), Berkeley Public Schools Fund

The Berkeley Public Schools Fund is the largest source of outside funding to directly reach teachers and programs in every Berkeley public school, from Pre-K through 12th grade. Our mission is to inspire and empower an extraordinary public education for …
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City Horse

City Horse is a small nonprofit project looking to partner with community groups, corporations and individuals interested in donating their time to support our programs. We are expanding our volunteer base as we start our Tuesday night “Raising Money for …
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Know a Vet?

Know a Vet? is an advocacy program, focusing on assisting veterans, and their families, access and use the VA benefits they are entitled to receive. We also will assist veterans not eligible for VA benefits, and their family members, find …
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SunWork Renewable Energy Projects

SunWork (sunwork.org), a Milpitas-based nonprofit, installs solar electricity systems on small-energy-footprint homes with the help of its cadre of trained volunteers. We also do installations for other nonprofits, such as schools and churches. Our mission is to make solar energy …
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