Homelessness

The Future of Black Nonprofit Power in California

Wanted: $100 million for an organization you have never heard of to be given away as unrestricted grants to Black-led California nonprofits that will be named later. That, in essence, was the founding proposition for the California Black Freedom Fund – and it was audacious in the world of philanthropy, let alone Black philanthropy. But timing is everything. George Floyd had just been killed by Minneapolis police officers, galvanizing nationwide outrage and a surge in support for racial-justice organizations. Within a few months, the fund secured $32 million in donations and commitments and quickly started putting that money to use. [...more...]

Supporting our Marin Community Community Action Marin

Everyone in Marin deserves the opportunity to have a roof over their head, nutritious food, and greater well-being. During 2021, in the face of unprecedented need and inequity and […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…]

Help Make an Equitable Recovery for Marin Possible Community Action Marin

We’re close to meeting the fundraising goal for our Equitable Recovery Action Plan but need help to get to the finish line. […more…]

Homeward Bound of Marin Opens Supportive Housing in Former Motel Homeward Bound of Marin

A housing community that will end homelessness for 18 people is poised to bloom in Corte Madera as the newest […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…]

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…]

Getting Serious About Equity – Inside and Out At the Crossroads

A message from At The Crossroads Executive Director, Charles Lerner: “I have worked in nonprofits for over 25 years and […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…]

At The Crossroads 2022 Key Initiatives At the Crossroads

Each year the At The Crossroads (ATC) team sits down to reflect on our organizational goals and progress, and set […more…]

Meeting People Where They Are Community Action Marin

Listening to the needs of community this past year changed how Community Action Marin worked. Our Safety Net Services team […more…]

January 2022 Update Homeward Bound of Marin

We’ve laid a table at Homeward Bound with inspiring events for 2022, starting with a graduation for trainees at Fresh […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…]

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…]

Building Trust by Supporting Homeless Youth and Young Adults Unconditionally At the Crossroads

No requirements. No finish line. Nobody gets kicked out. The San Francisco nonprofit At The Crossroads (ATC) practices a model […more…]

Doing the Hardest Jobs to Help California and Its Unhoused Residents Urban Alchemy

If you drive through the Tenderloin, a rough-and-tumble part of San Francisco where California’s income inequality gap is on full […more…]

Helping Formerly Homeless Vets Age with Dignity and a Strong Dose of Joy Swords to Plowshares

Getting older is an isolating experience for anyone. For disabled and formerly unhoused veterans of a largely forgotten war, it’s […more…]

Ending Homelessness for Everyone It Touches Homeward Bound of Marin

Out on the streets, Librado said his plans were “just to survive.” He worked full-time at a local electronics store […more…]

Giving Female Intimate-Abuse Survivors a Second Chance Five Keys Home Free

Rosemary “Rosie” Dyer spent 34 years behind bars for fatally shooting an abusive husband who’d dug a pit in which […more…]