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SF State Receives National Community Service Honor

SF State has been selected for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that leads President Barack Obama’s national call [...]
Left to right: Dr. Paul M. Martin, President of ABSW, Pastor Henry Washington, and Rev. Dr. H. James Hopkins, Chair of the Board of Trustees for ABSW.

Pastor Henry Washington Graduates from American Baptist Seminary of the West

Pastor Henry Washington, pastor of The Garden of Peace Ministries in Richmond, recently graduated from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) receiving two master’s degrees, one in Community Leadership and the other in [...]
Otis Bruce, Jr., Esq. (Photo:

SCHOOL BUZZ: Stay Focused

Many people today are usually stuck in place, looking down rather than reaching up towards the goal line.   Otis Bruce, Jr., founder and organizer of the Marin African-American Professional Network (MAAPN), is constantly encouraging [...]

Contra Costa and Alameda County Schools to Partner on $14.2M Career Pathways Grant

The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant to expand career-based education to over 2,700 at-risk students in the East Bay through the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT).
Gloria Whitaker-Daniels, Director of the Greene Scholars Program.

California Alliance of African American Educators Wins “Super Bowl 50” Grant

The California Alliance of African American Educators (CAAAE) has received a Super Bowl 50 Fund Playmaker grant for extraordinary community efforts and community impact.   The award also recognizes the outstanding contributions of Gloria Whitaker-Daniels, [...]