“The point of a university and the point of building a community is to bring people together. And that was the goal of the Community Projects Office.”
Transfer student Calixtho Lopes, class of 2017, had experienced periodic homelessness as a child. So it meant a lot to him to find the Public Service Center.
After participating in an Alternative Breaks trip focused on health and homelessness on Skid Row, Ursula Kajani, class of 2017, knew she’d never be the same.
This spring the Public Service Center sponsored nine Alternative Break trips that immersed students in a social justice issue.
Since 1967, the Public Service Center has been helping Berkeley students engage in transformative social change.
As a community organizer for the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, my job is to work directly with community members.
As the daughter of farmworkers in California's Central Valley, I know firsthand of the many barriers that low-income people and their children face.
Interning in Washington, D.C. is about taking advantage of every opportunity and moment.
As a small, independent foundation, Shinnyo-en Foundation cares about building mutually respectful and trusting relationships.
I did not consider myself an activist for social justice.