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Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training Program Celebrates Graduation

Marin City Community Development Corporation (MCCDC) held a 4-week boot camp for 12 men who have undergone intensive training under the auspices of the Laborers’ Community Service & Training Foundation (LCTF). <
Professor Walter B. Turner. Photo by Godfrey Lee.

Marin City Community Celebrates Fatherhood

The Marin City community celebrated fathers at the Third Annual Father’s Day Breakfast and Awards event, “Fatherhood: A Protected Species,” on Saturday, June 20 at the Hannah Gallery. Nearly one hundred men attended the breakfast, [...]
Otis Bruce, Jr., Esq. (Photo: KevinKennedy.com)

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 [...]
Top row: Children from the Performing Stars march in the parade. Bottom photo: (adults, from left) Deputy David Lundie, Marin County Sheriff's Department, Gabe Garcia, Bjorn Anderson, and Captain Todd Overshiner, Marin County Fire Department.

Performing Stars Wins “Best Community Spirit” in Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade

The Mill Valley Memorial Day “I Love a Parade” on Monday, May 25 was a success where over 35 young people from Performing Stars participated, including pomp pomp girls on a decorated trailer, baton twirlers, [...]