The Rev. Elizabeth V. Coleman had a passion for serving children and youth and brought restorative justice to the Berkeley Technology Academy.
McGee Avenue Baptist Church
Berkeley church launches housing project, with $1M city loan
The 101-year-old McGee Avenue Baptist Church is finally able to restore eight vacant apartments.
100-year-old church wants to turn neglected complex into affordable housing
The McGee Avenue Baptist Church is using a land trust model that could become more popular as a way to create affordable housing.
How people living on the streets in Berkeley find their food
Seven individuals talk about how they get food and what they eat living on the streets of Berkeley.
New South Berkeley food justice nonprofit celebrates Earth Day
Residents in South and West Berkeley have greater health risks than those in other neighborhoods. The Center for Food, Faith & Justice is addressing the issue with garden, classes.
With ‘Young Lives Matter,’ Berkeley dads hope to shape the future through lessons of the past
Garland Albert Sr. (second from left) with several friends at the 2015 Berkeley High all-class picnic. Photo: Tonya Anderson-Pouncey Garland Albert Sr. (second from left) with several friends at the 2015 Berkeley High all-class picnic. Photo: Tonya Anderson-Pouncey To understand the significance of a second chance, sometimes one must squander the first. Many people make mistakes and […]
Police watch for violence at funeral for 19-year-old
Berkeley police maintained a presence Thursday outside McGee Ave. Baptist Church, the site of the funeral for 19-year-old Ceejay Reed. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley police were out in force Thursday for the funeral of Ceejay Reed, 19, at McGee Avenue Baptist Church in South Berkeley. The police established a visible presence on McGee and Stuart […]