Welcome to At The Crossroads, Artavia!

We are very excited to welcome Artavia Berry aboard as At The Crossroads' new Executive Director. Artavia joins ATC with over 25 years of experience leading nonprofits. A native of Chicago, she has held leadership positions with Meals on Wheels Chicago, Chicago SCORES, Public Allies Chicago, Building with Books, LaSalle Senior Center, and Christ the King Jesuit High School. Upon arriving in the Bay Area almost a decade ago, Artavia served as CEO of Super [...more...]

A Child Abuse-Ending Ecosystem

Not long after the pandemic immobilized supply chains, causing a shortage of basic necessities at San Francisco Bay Area food banks, Katie Albright, CEO of the children’s advocacy organization Safe & Sound, was in her [...more...]

 

Giving List Matching Challenges

 

Driving Social Change

We Can End Gun Violence by Taking Action – Not Sides Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

To those who say we can’t reduce gun violence in America, Tony Porter has a response: “Remember when we didn’t […more…]

Brady Responds To Remarks By President Biden, Vice President Harris On Anniversary Of January 6 Insurrection Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

Brady released a new report and a webpage on the “Origin of an Insurrection: How Second Amendment Extremism Led to […more…]

We Just Launched Our Gun Store Transparency Project Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

The largest database of ATF gun store inspection reports ever released to the public, exposing gun stores cited for breaking […more…]

Environment

A Global Plastics Treaty to “Turn Off the Tap” Wins Support at UNEA Plastic Pollution Coalition

In what is being heralded as a historic win for advocates working to tackle the plastic pollution crisis, parties to […more…]

The Ugly Side of Beauty: The Cosmetics Industry’s Plastic Packaging Problem Plastic Pollution Coalition

The cosmetics industry generates approximately US$ 341.1 billion annually—and 120 billion units of plastic packaging, most of which are not […more…]

Fighting Inequality Through Hands-On Environmental Learning Vida Verde

Outdoor education is a right, not a privilege – everyone deserves to know the joy of a bracing hike among […more…]

Events

Family Ties

You’re invited to Step Up Marin 5/20/22! Community Action Marin

We invite you to join Community Action Marin, along with other community leaders and advocates for equity, to a special evening. […more…]

Help Create a Stronger Marin  Community Action Marin

We’ve been thinking a lot about what an equitable recovery means for individuals and families across Marin. For some people, […more…]

Creating Fair and Lasting Change Community Action Marin

Help us to Make It a Brighter 2022 for All. What not everyone realizes is that that there are still […more…]

For the Children

Engaging Caregivers in Reimagining Youth Mental Health Systems California Children’s Trust

Caregivers are the earliest and best advocates for children, and have the lived experience and expertise to inform how and […more…]

Family Justice Initiative Report East Bay Children’s Law Offices

In December 2021, East Bay Children’s Law Offices, East Bay Family Defenders and Dependency Legal Services released results about their […more…]

A Child Abuse-Ending Ecosystem Safe & Sound

Not long after the pandemic immobilized supply chains, causing a shortage of basic necessities at San Francisco Bay Area food […more…]

For the Youth

‘Let the Youth Lead’ VOICES of Napa

In 2005, Napa County officials came to On The Move, a local nonprofit, desperate to move the needle on positive […more…]

Juma’s Steep Learning Lab: A Sweet Opportunity for Youth Juma Ventures

Juma’s latest venture, Steep Creamery and Tea, is set to become a new kind of learning laboratory for Juma youth. […more…]

Family Justice Initiative Report East Bay Children’s Law Offices

In December 2021, East Bay Children’s Law Offices, East Bay Family Defenders and Dependency Legal Services released results about their […more…]

Fostering Care

The Transformational Power of Therapy A Home Within

A child comes into your life. Your response is an unqualified commitment to them – no matter what they say […more…]

The James Irvine Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Innovative Leaders of Six California Nonprofits iFoster

2022 Leadership Award recipients tackle the state’s most critical and high-profile challenges The James Irvine Foundation today announced the recipients of […more…]

For Foster Youth, Unity Care Means Home Sweet Home Unity Care

Two decades ago, André V. Chapman was torn between his executive sales job in Silicon Valley and a nonprofit he’d […more…]

Giving Challenges

For Young People, Juma is More Than a Job It’s a Stepping Stone to Success Juma Ventures

Alvin Yu wanted to be the first in his family to go to college. But he needed a job to […more…]

Helping Mothers Overcome Perinatal Mental Health Disorders Postpartum Support Center

Ivana Jagodic Meholick was pregnant with her second child when she suffered panic attacks about a potential miscarriage. But they […more…]

Investing in Youth & Communities: Juma Selected for Grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Juma Ventures

Juma Ventures, alongside The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, Year Up, and The San Francisco 49ers Academy, is […more…]

Homelessness

Broadening Our Impact Through Resiliency and Innovation At the Crossroads

Many of the individuals that At The Crossroads works with report that accessing services can be difficult. During COVID-19 these […more…]

Welcome to At The Crossroads, Artavia! At the Crossroads

We are very excited to welcome Artavia Berry aboard as At The Crossroads’ new Executive Director. Artavia joins ATC with […more…]

Building an Equitable Marin Community Action Marin

Marin County has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic better than other parts of California and the country. With high vaccination rates […more…]

Justice For All

NCLR Applauds Historic Confirmation of Chantale Wong as First Out Lesbian U.S. Ambassador National Center for Lesbian Rights

Today, the United States Senate voted 66-31 to confirm Chantale Wong to serve as the Director of the Asian Development […more…]

A Bold, Living Monument to a Future Without Violence Futures Without Violence | Courage Museum

In 2023, on the Main Post of San Francisco’s historic Presidio, Futures Without Violence will open the Courage Museum, an […more…]

Defending Rights, Securing Justice Human Rights Watch

For more than 40 years, Human Rights Watch has investigated human rights abuses, exposed the facts, and demanded change in […more…]

Meeting Disaster

Rescue Dogs. Rescue People. National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

Although you’ll seldom see them in comic books, search dogs are the closest thing to real life superheroes. Not only […more…]

Social Sector Leaders

On a Mission to ‘Activate’ the Bay Area’s Charitable Foundations Behind the Tech Needs of Its Black-Led Nonprofits Microsoft

It didn’t take long for Darrell Booker to impact one of the largest tech corporations in the world: Microsoft.  In […more…]

Trusted Media Advisors to Drive Social Change Full Court Press Communications

If news breaks about your giving, are you ready to respond? If you want to share a story about the […more…]

An Honest Broker with a Big Megaphone Warriors Community Foundation

Every year, the Warriors Community Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the six-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors – hosts […more…]

Teach The Children Well

Bringing Students’ Potential into Focus Vision to Learn

For underperforming public schools across the country, the myriad challenges are plain to see. Too often, for students in those […more…]

‘Navigational Capital’ Students Rising Above

Veronica Toscano has overcome tremendous obstacles, regularly facing poverty and violence throughout her childhood in the South Bay. Her family […more…]

CEID Expands Access to Family Signing Exact English (See) Classes Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

The lingering COVID-19 pandemic has required agencies across the health care spectrum to review their service-delivery models to ensure they […more…]

TGL Features

The Arts

Destiny Arts Center Presents: Letters to the Present Destiny Arts Center

If you had the chance to speak to the world at this moment, what would you say? To what or […more…]

Fighting for the Cultural Soul of the City San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) is rooted by the bonds of childhood friendship. Rodney Jackson, Jr. and […more…]

The Fourth Estate

Public Service Journalism That Punches Above Its Weight San Francisco Public Press

Who hasn’t wondered why, in an immensely wealthy and creative city like San Francisco, no one can move the needle […more…]

April Update From the San Francisco Public Press San Francisco Public Press

The San Francisco Public Press works on behalf of its readers and listeners to deliver in-depth and data-driven investigative reporting […more…]

The Social Sector’s Preeminent Source of News and Knowledge Stanford Social Innovation Review

The year was 2003, and the philanthropic sector was going through a period of significant evolution. Every day, new technologies […more…]

To Your Health

Because Nobody Should Have to Choose Between Feeding Themselves or Their Pet Shanti Project

Sandra beat breast cancer several years ago, yet continues to struggle with anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Luckily, to […more…]

Letting the Body Come to Life Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness

Medicine often starts with a story. And the story Dr. Monique LeSarre tells about health and San Francisco’s African-American community […more…]

Todo Por Mi Familia Offers Families More Than Mental Health Services, it Provides Them Everything Seneca

In March 2020, the U.S. government awarded Seneca Family of Agencies an important contract to coordinate mental health services for […more…]

Youth Justice

YLC Transforms Foster Care Nationally through the Quality Parenting Initiative Youth Law Center

YLC launched the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) over a decade ago as a national movement committed to ensuring that all […more…]

40 Years of Transforming the Lives of Children and Youth in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems Youth Law Center

The Youth Law Center’s Executive Director Jennifer Rodriguez knows just how hard being a child in the foster care and […more…]

Transforming the Lives of Formerly Incarcerated Youth through Healing and Justice Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Unbroken. Uncompromising. Unapologetic. Those three words, says George Galvis, succinctly describe the character of the Bay Area youth leadership and […more…]