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Volunteers! Back to School Rally
August 3, 2019
Join Oakland Natives Give Back to ensure that Oakland students have all the tools they need to start the school year prepared to attend and achieve all year long.
It will be held at Oakland City Center, on Saturday, August 3rd. Complete the google form https://goo.gl/forms/2xhhLMJkO39zoLxH3 to register to volunteer!
This year they will provide under-resourced Oakland youth with:
*250 student bus passes
*1000+ pairs of shoes
*1000+ students backpacks filled with age-appropriate school supplies and more!
Event attendees will have access to:
*Parenting and academic achievement workshops, Academic Workshops for students include:
Middle School- bullying, personal hygiene, mapping out educational goals. High School- instilling confidence and stepping out of their comfort zones, staying in school, overcoming hardships in healthy ways, motivating students, safe relationships and sex awareness
*College readiness resources
*Information about reducing truancy and chronic absenteeism
*Free preventative health-care and information about community health-care resources
The event also features celebrity appearances, speakers, performances, free food and a range of prizes.