3 Ways Berkeley Connects With The Network

Almost every work day, the pair has gotten to know and helped the sometimes difficult, down-on-their luck residents of People’s Park.
Chancellor Carol Christ on Friday thanked city leaders in Berkeley for their help during the tumult of “Free Speech Week,” and went on to highlight three Bay Area programs that are connecting UC Berkeley with the people and students of Oakland, Richmond and Berkeley.
Eve Ahmed has been a clinical social worker for the city of Berkeley for 24 years.
“The Richmond Promise scholarship has helped me strive at UC Berkeley by helping me focus on my studies and not have to worry about financial aid,” said Crystal Carter, a Berkeley sophomore majoring in sociology and African American Studies.
“On any given day (Woolridge) understands what each park user needs: one day, handcuffs; the next day, coffee,” Marthinsen said.

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