The celebration will feature New Orleans jazz, Andre Thierry’s zydeco band, singer Rhonda Benin and comedian J-Red. The party will also feature dinner with Creole specialties, a silent auction, legacy awards presentations and dancing.
Sat. October 29, 2016, 6-9pm. The Pavilion @ Scott’s Seafood, Jack London Square Oakland. Advance tickets and event sponsorship are now on sale at www.self-sufficiency.org. $125 individual and $200 couple
Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) is a Bay Area nonprofit that has helped homeless, poor, and disabled individuals and families overcome crisis and rebuild their lives for 45 years. This October the agency will mark four and a half decades of impactful work in the Bay Area. The Berkeley-based award-winning organization has innovated a number of “firsts” in the field of fighting homelessness in the region (e.g. first emergency shelter for homeless persons with mental illness in California, and state demonstration projects in adult education and employment services for homeless people). BOSS’s most recent expansion has been in the field of re-entry services — education, training, employment, street outreach, and violence prevention work to help formerly incarcerated individuals and families successfully reintegrate into our communities.
MEDIA: For Donald Frazier, BOSS Executive Director, interviews and high resolution images, contact: LaNiece Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org, 510.568.5563.