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April 2019

Protest + Print After-School Workshop

April 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Girls Garage, 1380 Tenth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join Girls Garage for a spring after-school workshop! Printmaking has been used historically and recently as an artistic tool for protest, activism and social justice. This class is a continuation of our Winter 2019 Protest + Print class, moving from individual protest posters to a larger-scale installation of activist art. We will focus on screen printing, a highly versatile and an easily accessible process loved by many contemporary artists and utilized historically by many artists with activist agenda. Instructors will…

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After-School Wood Workshop

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Girls Garage, 1380 Tenth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join Girls Garage for a spring after-school workshop! In this 6-week workshop, girls aged 9-13 years will put hand tools and power tools to work on a few ambitious wood projects. Using a combination of measurement and layout, precise hand tools, saws, sanders, and more, girls will work together to create larger-scale projects in wood. Previous projects have included a birdhouse, toolbox, gumball machine, and more! This workshop begins on Thursday, the 18th of April and will continue each Thursday…

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Girls on the Run of the Bay Area’s 11th Annual Gala

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bently Reserve, 301 Battery St
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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$65 – $450

Join Girls on the Run of the Bay Area at their 11th Annual Gala. On April 18, 2019 we will be celebrating the accomplishments of our girls and alumna who have benefited from Girls on the Run. Meet coaches, parents, board & associate board members at our evening of empowerment. Our Annual Gala is an elegant evening featuring a cocktail reception, two-course seated dinner, live & silent auctions, dessert dash, live entertainment and a Party to Empower celebration after the main event. Our most dedicated and generous…

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Earth Day Fun Day

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Channel Park, 900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Join Brown Girl Surf on April 20th in showing our love for the ocean right here in Oakland. We don't need to leave our community to connect to water, the source of all life. This Earth Day, we will be showing love for Channel Park, where Lake Merritt flows into the estuary before its waters join the Bay and eventually the ocean. We will be teaming up with the Oakland Museum of California, and the City of Oakland Environmental Services,…

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Solidarity Not Saviors

April 22 @ 12:00 am

Join YWCA San Francisco and Marin for their Stand Against Racism pledge week! Solidarity Not Saviors is a training for white and citizen allies in the fight for immigrant justice who want to take effective collective action in solidarity with immigrant communities. Deepen your practices of accountability, learn about community safety from an immigrant justice perspective, and effectively apply this learning to campaigns to end deportation, detention, and discrimination. We will cover the history of xenophobia and its connection to white supremacy,…

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PBWC’s 30th Annual Conference: Unstoppable

April 23 @ 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Moscone Center South, 747 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Join Professional BusinessWomen of California for their 30th Annual Conference! The theme is unstoppable, as described below. More information about the conference can be found here. Unstoppable: This year’s conference theme. We are now, we always have been, and we always will be unstoppable. In the face of challenges, we choose courage. When things don’t go as planned, we find greater strength along another path. Join us as we work together to grow our careers, ascend to the C-suite, strengthen…

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ICE Raids: Employer Rights & Responsibilities

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alcohol Justice, 24 Belvedere St
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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If immigration enforcement came to your business, would you know how to respond? Would your employees? New California laws were enacted in 2018 that impact you as a business owner, and we're here to help. In this free workshop, YWCA will help employers feel confident in their rights and responsibilities related to ICE. We’ll cover proactive steps you can take now, how to train your employees, where to get help in the event of a raid, and what to look for under key new…

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Getting Board & Staff Aligned on Fundraising

April 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bring your lunch, sit down in front of your computer, and let's discuss how to better move your board towards alignment with staff on fundraising efforts and governance. WHAT YOU WILL GET: Part 1: A quick presentation that gets to the core of Deepening engagement and group identity between board and staff Creating a shift towards 6 and 7 figures gifts, and Overall ignition and retooling of the board (20 min) Part 2: Dialogue and troubleshooting of situations that participants face (40 min)…

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Smarter Strategic Planning Webinar

April 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Bring your lunch, sit down in front of your computer, and let's discuss how to lay a foundation for effective strategic planning - regardless if you plan to do it yourself, or if you plan to hire someone to help you throught he process. I am sure you don't want to invest months and tens of thousands of dollars only to produce something that will never come to pass, something that is too abstract, or something that nobody wants to do...…

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Sips and Scholars Speaker Series

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
YWCA Berkeley Oakland, 2600 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, 94704 United States
$20 – $50

Join the YWCA Berkeley/Oakland for the inaugural Sips and Scholars Speaker Series! Three outstanding female professors from UC Berkeley will be discussing their research throughout the series, as outlined below. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 28TH – LILIA SOTO, PROFESSOR OF AMERICAN & LATINA/O STUDIES Lilia Soto is Associate Professor of American Studies and Latina/o Studies at the University of Wyoming and visiting professor at UC Berkeley. From a historical and ethnographic position, her research focuses on comparative/relational race and ethnic studies, transnational migration, identity formation, and the interconnectedness of time, place…

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