Statement At a time when immigrants are being targeted by increasingly hostile federal policies, we commend the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, which voted unanimously today to authorize the county’s first-ever immigrant legal defense program. The community-led program, which will be operated by the county’s public defender’s office, follows similar programs that have recently launched in San Francisco and
The East Bay Community Foundation vehemently opposes the President’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DREAMers are our co-workers, classmates, and neighbors. Their status is the result of selfless families who put their livelihoods at risk to provide a stable future for their children – a concept that is not foreign to many Americans.
East Bay Community Foundation Board of Directors Elects Mark Friedman as New Chair New Chair Joins at Pivotal Time as Foundation Pursues a Social Justice Vision for East Bay Region Oakland, CA – The East Bay Community Foundation has elected Mark Friedman as Board Chair of the 89-year old institution. Mark succeeds Sherry M. Hirota, Chief Executive Officer of Asian