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ROOT18
Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30

ROOT18

We’re thrilled to announce our 4th annual ROOT event—celebrating Lincoln’s 135th Anniversary—and invite you to join the fun on Friday, April 27, 2018!

 

This year we celebrate our past, present, and future. We honor those who founded Lincoln in 1883. We recognize our passionate and talented staff, relentlessly committed to the delivery of innovative services impacting the lives of kids and families everyday. We invite you to be part of our future. Come celebrate with us and join other community members investing in Lincoln’s work to interrupt cycles of poverty, trauma, and inequity.

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Lincoln Hosts Ta-Nehisi Coates and Film Screening of Marvel's Black Panther
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Lincoln Hosts Ta-Nehisi Coates and Film Screening of Marvel's Black Panther

Join Lincoln for an exciting event with Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, award winning author, and writer of Marvel’s The Black Panther comic book. Ta-Nehisi Coates will open the event by reading from his book, Eight Years in Power, followed by a moderated conversation with Dr. Macheo Payne, Q&A with audience, then a film screening of Marvel Studios' Black Panther.

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Juvenile Justice Community Forum
Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Juvenile Justice Community Forum

Come join us at a special community meeting at the East Bay Community Foundation to learn about ways to support youth leaving the juvenile justice system.

In the summer of 2016, Camp Sweeney Freedom Schools partnered with CA State Assemblyman Tony Thurmond to engage the young men residing at the juvenile detention camp in leadership development activities to identify ways to improve re-entry services for youth coming out of the juvenile justice system.

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7/17: Begin with the End in Mind, The Impact of Trauma On Children's Brains and Bodies
Jul
17
4:45 PM16:45

7/17: Begin with the End in Mind, The Impact of Trauma On Children's Brains and Bodies

Evolving brain science has taught us much about the impact of trauma on developing brains. As a foster parent and as President & CEO of Lincoln, Christine Stoner-Mertz brings a deep understanding of the many ways trauma associated with poverty, community violence and mental health challenges impact children’s growth and development.

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Lincoln Fall Tour
Oct
18
2:30 PM14:30

Lincoln Fall Tour

Get an inside glimpse of Lincoln’s life-changing work invigorating children and youth throughout the Bay Area to succeed at home, in school, and beyond. See our staff and families in action this October at one of our sites.

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ROOT16
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

ROOT16

  • Rock Wine Company (aka Rock Wall Winery) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Thank you to all those who made it out to ROOT16 ON Friday, May 6th! We raised a record-breaking $190,000! Your support allows us to continue the work we LOVE doing strengthening families and changing lives in our community. We are so grateful.

See photos from the evening HERE

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Keeping Our Children Safe
Apr
23
9:00 AM09:00

Keeping Our Children Safe

Join us at this free event focusing on Kinship families. Spend the day with other relative caregivers and enjoy free workshops for caregivers and teenagers. We also offer free childcare for 0-5 year olds and fun activities for youth ages 6-12. Delicious complimentary lunch and snacks for all. Resources, advocacy and information, networking opportunities - and much more!

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Spring Into Service Happy Hour!
Apr
16
2:00 PM14:00

Spring Into Service Happy Hour!

Enjoy the first days of spring by coming out to a happy hour benefiting Lincoln's Oakland Freedom Schools (OFS). Mingle with a network of education, social justice, and business professionals interested in exchanging ideas on how to take positive strides in Oakland's education initiatives!

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