BUILD-ing Careers in Education

In March, several alumni of BUILD, a literacy mentoring program, returned to campus, eager to share their path from literacy mentor to education professional. 


Your Story is Our Story

Since 1967, the Public Service Center has been helping Berkeley students engage in transformative social change. 


No Barrier to Success

As an English Language Learner in elementary school, Martin Perez had fallen behind, and his insecurities resulted in poor behavior. 


Reflections of Sean Diaz, Alum & Nonprofit Administrator

Sean Diaz graduated from UC-Berkeley in 2009 with a major in English. 


Reflections of Sonia Sajja, Alum

As a student at Cal, Sonia was a student leader with the Suitcase Clinic.


PSC Alum Publishes Young Adult Series, Blacktop!

We're excited to share that Public Service Center alum, Lanre Akinsiku, recently released a new series of Young Adult books.


Inspirational to the Students They Mentor

The Rogers Family Foundation seeks to transform the educational experience of Oakland’s students.

How Could I Not Stay Involved in Cal in the Capital?

Q&A with alumna Victoria Brademan, Class of 1973 with a B.A. in French, and Class of 1980 with a J.D. in Law from Boalt.


Reflections of Regina Jackson, Alum & Community Partner

The Center is fortunate that Regina Jackson is as passionate about serving youth in Oakland as she is about serving as a co-educator to Cal students.


Reflections of Adilene López Valenzuela, Alum

Adilene experienced a “paradigm shift” in her understanding of social justice work while serving with the Public Service Center, known at that time as Cal Corps.