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Opportunity Junction delivers careers

(Photo: Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) Jackie Gerstenberger has been a hard worker all her life, first stepping in to raise her ...
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Green Life helps San Quentin inmates learn about climate change

(Photo: Dylan Bouscher/Bay Area News Group) A two-hour discussion about the dangers of climate change might not sound like the most exciting ...
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Finding a new job, and home, with the help of Shelter Inc.

(Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Michael Thompson always thought life was meant to be simple. Do some time in the ...
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Assistance League takes ‘Show on the Road’ to assisted living facilities

(Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) It’s a swirl of activity at Assistance League of Diablo Valley headquarters in Walnut Creek, ...
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New program helps LGBTQ youth find stability, housing

Photo: Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group Just a few months ago, Marie Watson was homeless, shuffling between friends’ couches or guest rooms ...
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West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club offers a safe place for kids in Richmond

(Photo: Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) RICHMOND — In February 2012, Steve Alameda decided it was time to hang up his whistle ...
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