The rapid advancement in scientific innovations could easily seem like fiction to the casual observer. Each day seems to give new examples of a future in which we have the capabilities to radically transform human life in a laboratory. Embodying these concepts and pushing the boundaries of science are themes central to a growing field […]
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease associated with significant morbidity. While the etiology is incompletely understood, alterations in intestinal microbiome composition and immune regulation play prominent roles in disease pathogenesis. Dietary therapies, including exclusive enteral nutrition, have been demonstrated to have favorable effects on disease activity but are limited by poor tolerability, high cost […]
Supports OUSD, Education for Change and Aspire schools to implement equitable and restorative practices through individual coaching and mindfulness training for leaders and educators.
Supports the 22-23 Literacy Liberator Fellowship, which provides literacy skills, leadership skills and support in onboarding as tutors—Literacy Liberators—in OUSD.
Supports the operations, media, and advocacy of the 23-24 Literacy Liberator Fellowship, which provides literacy skills, leadership skills and support in onboarding as tutors—Literacy Liberators—in OUSD.
Supports its evidence-based summer program, which continues to prevent summer learning loss for participating students, and OUSD has drastically increased its contribution to the cost.
Individualized literacy support for 250 unduplicated students at OUSD public and charter schools with twice weekly, 45-minute literacy tutoring sessions.
Supports the continuation of the Oakland Public Library’s programming fund, which offers year-round programs for children, the West Oakland story bus service (transporting children in West Oakland to local branches) and book giveaways.
Supports deepened efforts in the areas of data sharing, literacy advocacy and sector alignment.
Mindful Life Project (MLP) has administered their multifaceted whole-community mindfulness-based social emotional learning programs within four East Oakland district and charter schools over the past four years.