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Taking a Look at Homelessness and Working in the Bay Area

Taking a Look at Homelessness and Working in the Bay Area

A story about working and homelessness recently re-aired on KQED’s Forum radio show, featuring Civicorps graduate Daeshane.The story has been part of KQED’s ongoing coverage of the working homeless in the Bay Area – an issue that continues to grow as...

Corpsmember of the Quarter: Kiara Alexis

Corpsmember of the Quarter: Kiara Alexis

Every quarter, staff vote on a Corpsmember who demonstrates personal growth and program success to receive this prestigious award. For Summer Quarter (July, August, September), we honor Kiara Alexis. At Civicorps Recycling, Kiara is a positive force – always teaching...

Join us for December Graduation!

Join us for December Graduation!

Join us to cheer on our December graduates as they cross the stage and receive their high school diplomas! The ceremony and reception will be held at the beautiful Oakland Museum of California. Date: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Time: 6pm – 8pm Address: 1000...

Corpsmember of the Quarter: Faby Gonzalez

Corpsmember of the Quarter: Faby Gonzalez

What is Corpsmember of the Quarter? Every quarter, staff vote on a Corpsmember who demonstrates personal growth and program success to receive this prestigious award. Spring Quarter (April, May, June), we honor Faby Gonzalez. Faby Gonzalez is a great mediator. Her...

Seven Days Later: A Note From Alan

Seven Days Later: A Note From Alan

“When individuals in our society speak or act out of hatred against a whole group of people based solely on superficial appearance, it is a reflection of the mental state of our whole society. We don’t escape because we are not the ones hating.” – Zenju Earthlyn...

Soon-to-be-grads share what graduation means to them

Soon-to-be-grads share what graduation means to them

Eric “I’m stronger than I thought.” There was a time back in middle school where I saw myself going to college – like my older sister did. I thought that if she could do it, so could I. Then something happened along the way. Difficulties at home took my focus...

Beating the odds and rising to distinction

Beating the odds and rising to distinction

“This month’s Most Improved Award for math goes to a student who was struggling at first, but he’s been working really hard and even asking for extra homework so he could get the concepts down – this goes out to Michael!” announced Civicorps Math Teacher,...