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Posted inCommunity

Coming soon: A 3-story mural painted by city’s youth

Next Saturday June 4th [not Monday June 6th as previously — erroneously — reported] will see the unveiling of Berkeley’s freshest mural, a collaborative effort by Berkeley City College students and teenagers from the city’s recently opened YMCA-PG&E Teen Center. It will also be one of the city’s largest murals. Work has been ongoing on the three-story […]

Posted inCity

New Teen Center in the running for $250K grant

The Berkeley Teen Center, which broke ground earlier this month on the corner of Center and MLK, has been nominated as a possible candidate to win a $250,000 Pepsi Challenge Grant. The Berkeley-Albany YMCA center will  provide programs and services in support of academic achievement, youth employment and career planning and leadership development for all teens, including those […]