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Reading Partners honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service at APC

On Friday Jan. 13, Reading Partners San Francisco Bay Area staff and AmeriCorps members participated in a full day of volunteering with Alameda Point Collaborative to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The federal holiday was first observed in 1986, but in 1994 Congress designated it a national day of service as well. As the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service, MLK Day of Service encourages people all around the country to take a “day on, not a day off.” Continue reading “Reading Partners honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service at APC”

APC celebrates several programs with a cook out

Under the beautiful July sunshine and amidst peals of laughter and funky beats, the Alameda Point Collaborative community enjoyed a day full of summer fun! Our celebration included delicious BBQ, an all kids talent show that featured some amazing singing and dancing, and of course a chef-off using farm fresh vegetables from our urban farm. The fun continued with raffle prizes donated from local organizations and an epic tug of war battle and sack race. Continue reading “APC celebrates several programs with a cook out”