Congrats to the recipients of this year’s Youth Mini Grants! Each summer, our Youth Leadership Board awards grants of up to $2,000 to youth-led projects sponsored by East Oakland schools, churches and nonprofits. The 2015 grantees and projects are:
Alternatives in Action
– Fremont First Mentors Summer Bridge, a program to help incoming freshman to acclimate to high school.
East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC)
– Summer enrichment program, healing classes for youth in collaboration with UC Berkeley.
– MSA project, a multicultural student club to create cultural understanding and bridge divides between African American, Arab, Asian, and Latino students.... Read more »