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Department of Energy offers 8-10 week summer internships to minority high school, undergrad and graduate students –...

  The Department of Energy offers 8-10 week summer internships to minority high school, undergrad and graduate students at its Headquarter and site offices and national laboratories. Positions involve scientific research or a focus on policy, business, and government relations. Internships...

Calling all underrepresented youth age 16-24: Join the next generation of tech talent

Dev Mission is recruiting for the Spring 2018 Cohort Session # 3!  Spring program will start on Monday Feb 12th and will end on Friday May 11th, 2018. The program runs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm...

Free tickets Oct. 26 for U.S. veterans and active-duty servicemembers to new film, ‘Thank...

Offer Valid at More Than 400 AMC Theatres Nationwide to First 25 Servicemembers Who Request Tickets to the 7:00 P.M. Preview Screening on October 26 Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres today announced that, on October 26, up to 10,000...

JCPenney hiring 750 seasonal associates in San Francisco area and hosting National Hiring Day...

The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and JCPenney is getting ready for crowds of eager customers by increasing staff for the holiday shopping rush. The Company plans to hire 750 seasonal associates throughout the...

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Apply by 9/22 to join the 2017 Loop Leadership Development Program

  APPLY BY SEPTEMBER 22nd TO JOIN THE 2017 LOOP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM! APPLY NOW JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! Health Education, Public Policy, Public Law, Law Enforcement, Public Relations, Journalists, Program Evaluation, Cessation Counselors, Community Health Advocates, Program Assistants, Program Managers Though California...

Youth Jobs for Justice: Work with a cutting-edge organization fighting for racial justice in...

Californians for Justice is a statewide grassroots organization working for racial justice by building the power of youth, communities of color, immigrants, low-income families, and LGBTQ communities. Led by students, we organize to advance...

Combatting Summer Slide with Summer Stride: Library offers more than 1,000 summer learning and...

 San Francisco, CA -- The Library’s annual summer learning program, Summer Stride, opens on May 13 and runs through Aug. 20. Summer Stride offers prizes, special free weekly programs at every neighborhood library, free...

Bay Area High School Students: Apply for 2017 MTC Summer High School Internships by...

Calling Bay Area High School Students: Apply for the 2017 MTC Summer High School Internships   Deadline for Applications Is May 15, 2017   SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2017 . . . The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is offering...

Friends of the Children is hiring professional paid mentors for children in Bayview Hunters...

  Friends of the Children - SF Bay Area Career Opportunities Professional Mentor - Friends of the Children Apply for this Position Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area is the newest chapter of a national mentoring organization...

Scholarship program will close without more Black applicants; apply today

  RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES annually offers the African American Future Achievers Scholarship to high school seniors. Unfortunately, participation and application for this scholarship have dwindled so low over the last few years that the charity...

United States Postal Services (USPS) is Hiring

JOB Information Sessions Looking for a fast-pace, challenging and rewarding job? USPS DELIVERS USPS is conducting FREE Job Information Sessions During these job sessions, you will learn about: • Current jobs available • Job descriptions • How to apply online ~...

Are you interested in a career in transit? BART offers fully paid training

BART Transit Career Ladders Training (TCLT) Program The program focuses on training in the electronics and electrical area and specifically targets training for BART job classifications of Electrician, Train Control Electronic Technician (TCET) and Transit Vehicle Electronic...

SF Conservation Corps lets you EARN WHILE YOU LEARN

The San Francisco Conservation Corps will start the next orientation for the new cohort on August 31st , so be sure to attend one of their information sessions (Thursdays @ 1:30pm) before the 31st. New Corpsmember...

Bayview Hunters Point Air Study Volunteers Needed

  Dr. Ray Tompkins is recruiting volunteers for an air study in the Bayview and Hunters Point. The purpose of this study will be to pinpoint sources of particulate pollution in our neighborhoods as a...

National Black Farmers Association Scholarships for current and future Black farmers

Scholarship Program With the National Black Farmers Association Supports African American Farmers AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCA Foundation today announced a $100,000 grant to support scholarships for current and future African American farmers. The National Black Farmers...

Campaign Encourages National Dialogue on Youth Mental Health with Text-Enabled Events

Text, Talk, Act Campaign Hosts Two Nationwide Events, April 14 & May 7, to Promote Teen & Young Adult Awareness of Mental Health Issues April 1, 2015 – Mental health can be one of...

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In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front

In Judi Rever’s book “In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front,” she tells of joining groups of Congolese volunteers with the U.N., Médecins Sans Frontières and the Red Cross, who “were there, day in and day out, to provide the means of life to people on the edge of death.”
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Giving for greatness

“Greatness is born out of the grind. Embrace the grind,” said Robert F. Smith, the billionaire technology investor, in his speech to the 2019 graduating class at Morehouse University on May 20, 2019, announcing he is paying off the student loans of 396 Morehouse graduates.

Master Photographer David Johnson returns to his roots

Johnson is an important chronicler of African American life in San Francisco during the mid-20th century.

Reviving the family dinner

For kids with trauma from adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as abuse, divorce or neglect, such anchoring rituals are especially important. “Family dinners provide a ritual that is so tremendously important and comforting."

Save Reid’s Records!

Reid’s Records is not closed – but it needs your business and support NOW! Otherwise, the iconic and beloved Reid’s Records, one of the few Black business remaining in Berkeley, will be closing it doors Oct. 19, after 75 years of serving South Berkeley’s and the Bay Area’s Black communities since 1945!