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 community gathers for the Town Hall and a holiday celebration

This past Sunday, December 18th Alameda Point Collaborative residents, staff, and board members gathered for the biannual Town Hall to vote and discuss important issues. The Town Hall is one of the essential components of the Community Engagement-Governance™ model that APC adopted this past summer to involve residents and staff in strategic decision making of the agency. Continue reading “APC community gathers for the Town Hall and a holiday celebration”

APC welcomes 250 Haas students for Cohort Day 2016!

We’re proud that this year UC Berkeley’s Haas Cohort day at APC is a twelve year tradition! Every year in August, for the past twelve years, Haas’s incoming first year class spends an afternoon volunteering their time at Alameda Point Collaborative. The student volunteers have been able to throw their efforts into an array of projects, including playground maintenance for the kids, work in our social enterprises, Farm2Market and Ploughshares Nursery, and also light painting projects. This year Cohort Day was a smashing success yet again. Continue reading “APC welcomes 250 Haas students for Cohort Day 2016!”

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”