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KQED News: Future Looks Bright for Lacrosse at Oakland Public Schools

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September 26, 2012 By Juan Antonio Martinez Despite having a reputation of being a rich white sport, this fall, hundreds of students at Oakland public schools will be introduced to the game of lacrosse. The Oakland Lacrosse Club – which … Continue reading »


Lendri Purcell: Program Director of the At-Risk Youth & Families Program of the Barbara & Donald Jonas Family Fund

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October 3, 2012 By Lisa Hewitt Coming to Oakland in 2000, Lendri Purcell has spent over a decade teaching, advocating for under-resourced educational systems, community organizing and working to implement programs that aid at-risk students. As the Program Director of … Continue reading »