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”

APC has a new free meal program!

Exciting news! This summer AUSD has sponsored a free meal program. Kids and teens from the Alameda community are welcomed to come to 677 West Ranger Ave to pick up a meal. We’ll be serving breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday. Breakfast starts at 9:00 am and ends at 10:00 am. Lunch begins at 11:30 am and ends at 12:30 pm. Hope to see you there! Continue reading “APC has a new free meal program!”

Girls of summer: Students complete APC internships

For students eager to keep their skills sharp, expand their networks and learn new things, summer has traditionally been internship season.  APC Career Center staff was pleased to be able to offer just this kind of summer learning experience for two APC teens this summer. Millawn Oliver, a rising senior,  and Joy Collins, a rising junior, completed an eight week internship at the Career Center that not only helped them to learn valuable workplace skills, but also more about their own community and their roles as future leaders. Continue reading “Girls of summer: Students complete APC internships”

Mentor Week by guest blogger Millawn O.

Millawn Oliver is a high school senior and APC resident. During her summer vacation, she was an intern at the APC Service Center. Her responsibilities included producing the monthly resident newsletter, and generating content that would help foster community among teens in the community. Millawn will be writing a monthly series, College Bound, about her quest to reach her goal of enrolling in a four-year college. Continue reading “Mentor Week by guest blogger Millawn O.”