Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA94703 People with disabilities are often overlooked in the struggle for civil rights, although they experience high levels of…More poverty, unemployment and social alienation. The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund seeks to improve conditions for this segment of society by advocating for legislative reform, informing its clients about available resources and current law, researching issues and litigating for policy change. They also provide legislative and organizing advice for international organizations interested in the issue.
Berkeley Public Education Foundation 1835 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94703 The Berkeley Public Education Foundation brings together parents, teachers, volunteers and donors to enrich the…More experience of Berkeley public school students. With the donations received, it provides grants for field trips, visits from creative types, expands libraries and funds teacher improvement programs.
Anna Head Annex 2537 Haste St, Berkeley, CA94704 The U.C. Berkeley Early Childhood Education program, which receives university and state funding, has childcare services…More at the annex of the Anna Head school. Preschool for the children of U.C. students, faculty and staff, ages 18 months to 30 months, is available. Application is through the U.C. Berkeley Early Childhood Education program.
This Berkeley non-profit well reflects the value of its surrounding community. They work on projects that support…More sustainable agriculture in urban settings, such as farmer's markets, parks that incorporate working farms (such as Sunol Ag Park in Oakland) and educational programs informing the public of the importance of buying and eating food grown locally.
Though they do receive some governmental funding, they are reliant on donors, interns and volunteers to keep the program in operation. Go to their website to see how you can get involved.
Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture 2362 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA94704 The Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture sponsors educational and cultural exchanges whereby farmers from…More around the world come to the United States to learn about sustainable agricultural practices as well as to share their own traditional ancestral methods with farmers here. They also offer matching grants to fund small, local projects in countries around the world.
California Family Health Council 2550 9th St, Berkeley, CA94710 California Family Health Council is dedicated to all aspects of sexual health for the citizens of the state. It is…More active in public policy to promote the understanding and awareness of family planning. The facility directs funds to community and state organizations, conducts clinical research and offers educational programs for family planning and disease prevention. Visit the website for a complete list of services and upcoming events.
California Credit Network 802 Delaware St, Berkeley, CA94710 Owner Laura Tabsharani Navarro has 20 years of experience in loan and credit services, and California Credit Network has…More a place on the Better Business Bureau Honor Roll. With an office located in the Delaware Street Historic District, this company works with business development, corporation assistance, credit restoration and education services to help clients get out of debt. California Credit Network provides the funding needed to assist new business owners as they get started and the knowledge and expertise to track their success.