As anyone who lived in the East Bay and experienced the horrific days of October 1991 can attest, a wildfire is a terrifying and heartbreaking experience. The East Bay Hills fire left us utterly vulnerable to nature and nobody who experienced that event will ever forget it. As we are all painfully aware, drought and heat caused by climate change
The East Bay Community Foundation announced today that it has received a $1 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett to support the East Bay Fund for Artists, which provides funding to commission new works by artists in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. On June 15 MacKenzie Scott announced a wide range of grants to 286 organizations, including those
An Important Step Forward I’m sure that you are seeing many statements like these right now, but I think it is particularly valuable for us to stay connected during this very important moment. As of this writing, the presidential contest has not been officially concluded, although it is looking increasingly likely that we will have a new president in January.