Be A Scientist is the theme of the annual Public Schools Fund luncheon on Friday.
The Berkeley Schools Fund provides over $1.5 million per year in grant funding and in-kind volunteer hours for projects that serve over 10,000 students. Photo: Berkeley Public Schools Fund For the first time, the Berkeley Public Schools Fund has reached $1 million in annual fundraising, according to the organization. The 32-year-old organization has collected over $13 million […]
Students at Emerson Elementary School with tutors from the LEARNS Program, one of the programs currently seeking a grant on the crowd-funding Friends & Family Grants website created by a group of UC Berkeley students. Photo: Diane Dew Students at Emerson Elementary School with tutors from the LEARNS Program, one of the programs currently seeking a grant […]
Thirty-six years ago, the mayor of Bogatá, Colombia had a novel idea. He wanted to close some of the city streets on Sundays to give bicycle riders, roller skaters and pedestrians a chance to enjoy the city in a different way. The street closure was a huge hit, and over the years the concept has […]