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BOSS prepares for director’s exit, plans golf fundraiser

Executive director boona cheema reviews paperwork with a member of BOSS’s Community Organizing Team. Photos: Natalie Orenstein Executive director boona cheema reviews paperwork with a member of BOSS’s Community Organizing Team. Photos: Natalie Orenstein The multi-pronged approach to combating homelessness at Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) is based on the belief that society knows what works, […]

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Opponents of Berkeley sitting ban gear up for fight

booma cheema, the director of BOSS, or Building Opportunites for Self-Sufficiency, spoke out against the proposed sitting ban Monday at a CIty Council Agenda Committee meeting. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Opponents of Berkeley’s sitting ban launched a counter attack against the proposed ballot initiative Monday, but their plans for a sit-in fizzled. After rejecting the idea […]