Heros

We Are Seeing Higher Numbers than Two Months Ago…

When Afghanistan fell in August, leaving thousands of Afghans in danger from the Taliban, JFCS East Bay went into hyperdrive to prepare to offer safety and refuge to new arrivals in the East Bay.

Providing Youth Advocacy and Career Services during COVID

Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) was founded in 1971 to provide a constructive alternative to juvenile hall for runaway and at-risk youth. Their formula incorporates three pillars: housing, counseling and career. This month’s HERO is Dawnn Montgomery, a Career Services Specialist + Housing for SAY. She has worked for the non-profit agency based in Santa …

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The Show Must Go On!

The East Bay Center for the Performing Arts (the “Center”) in Richmond, CA has long been a client of PRG. The Center provides access to the arts to over 4,000 kids ages 3 – 18 through instruction in dance, music, theater and digital arts. Historically, instruction is done in both in the schools in Richmond, …

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Becoming Independent

Our Heroes Like the people they support, Becoming Independent embraces resiliency. Since the COVID-19 Shelter in Place order, Becoming Independent has continued to provide essential services to some of the North Bay community’s most vulnerable citizens, adults with developmental disabilities. Becoming Independent staff worked diligently to find creative ways to utilize virtual platforms that allow …

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