The trio are being honored by the Berkeley Community Fund for their “vision and steadfastness” in creating a news site that Berkeley citizens rely on.
Berkeley Promise is a new collaboration between the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley Community Fund and Berkeley City College.
The High Hopes scholars, who receive mentorship and financial support, will be honored at a ceremony Monday, June 12 at 6 p.m.
The 27 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes scholar recipients for 2016. The BCF is celebrating 25 years of its work with a part at the UC Theatre on Oct. 8. Photo: Courtesy BCF Saturday Oct. 8 the Berkeley Community Fund will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a big party at the UC Theatre in downtown Berkeley. […]
Along with the money, the students will receive one-to-one mentorship, financial literacy training, transition-to-college workshops and support from a college success coordinator.
Archana Horsting, co-founder of The Kala Art Institute, will receive the Berkeley Community Fund’s Benjamin Ide Wheeler Medal this year. Photo: Kala Art Institute Archana Horsting, director and co-founder of Kala Art Institute, has spent four decades committed to what seems like a paradoxical concept: providing a shared space for artists — precisely the type of people who stereotypically are known as fiercely […]
The many recent stories in the media about college access and the challenges faced by first- generation college students have inspired me to share my own experience with Berkeleyside readers. I’m one of those students. I came to the United States from Mexico when I was 5, was raised in Berkeley, attended Malcolm X Elementary […]
Twenty-seven Berkeley High students who were awarded scholarships to college by the Berkeley Community Fund (BCF) were honored at the Berkeley City Club on Monday, June 8.
The 2014 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes scholarship winners. Top row, l to r: Junming Li, Kayla Garrett, Katherine Acosta-Hernandez, Monte Metal, Merewan Jemal, Julia Maciel. 2nd row: Evangelina Sanchez, Tehan Ketema, Refugio Gonzalez, Amanda Medina, Michelle Shannon, Jake Hao Ma. 3rd row: Nuha Al Ammari, Raekwon Dallett, Priyanka Jindal, Yakira Evans, Sophia Liu, Lyheng […]
Thousands gathered Saturday for the second annual Berkeley High School All-Class reunion. The class of 1971 set up an elaborate reunion booth. Scroll to the bottom of this post to view a set of photographs from the day. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD It was hard to get a word in edgewise Saturday at the second annual […]