BSC MEMBERS DIGEST -- February 13, 2023

Sign Up to Help Build Affordable Ownership Housing in the East Bay on Saturday, April 1st

WRITTEN BY ABIGAIL JASQUEZ (AmeriCorps Volunteer Services Coordinator)

Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley honors MLK's vision of the Beloved Community, an aspiration of a society that cares for all its members. One devoid of poverty, racism, hate, and hunger, through our work to increase housing opportunity and to revitalize neighborhoods.

During Habitat EBSV’s 2023 Beloved Community build on Saturday, April 1st from 8:30am-4:00pm, participants will work side-by-side with other community members at our Esperanza Place development in Walnut Creek.

No construction experience necessary! All tools, safety equipment, and training will be provided on your volunteer day, as well as a light breakfast, lunch, and event T-shirt.

Sign up for the Habitat EBSV’s 2023 Beloved Community build.

Please contact Abigail with any questions at If you are interested in individual volunteer opportunities, please visit our website at


Abigail Jaquez (she/her)
AmeriCorps Volunteer Services Coordinator
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley
Phone: 510-803-3307 |

2619 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
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Re-Up Refills Shop Is Hiring

WRITTEN BY CARLY FISHMAN (Re-Up Refills Shop Co-Owner)

The Re-Up Refills Shop is... hiring! I am one of the co-owners of the Re-Up Refill Shop here in Oakland (Rockridge area). Re-Up offers a range of ecological bath, body, cooking, food, kitchen, and cleaning products in refillable containers, reducing waste from single-use plastics. The other two co-owners (Peter and Matt) both were heavily involved and lived in the BSC the entire time they were at Berkeley. Matt in Kingman and Peter at Cloyne. After graduating they were involved in the co-ops in some capacity too. Re-Up is hiring for a Full-Time General Manager position! The Re-Up Refill Shop offers a range of ecological bath, body, cooking, food, kitchen, and cleaning products in refillable containers, reducing waste from single-use plastics. We wanted to share this opportunity with you all in case YOU or someone you know may be a good fit for this role. I was hoping that you would be willing to share this position with your community and networks. The link provided above will give you what you will need to send around! Jobs & Opportunities at the Re-Up Refill Shop is a landing page you can send folks to as well.


Our Monologues Benefit Performances, 7pm, Wheeler Auditorium at UC Berkeley!

Ticket Link:

  • Use discount code STUDENT10 for the 10% off student discount (share this w/friends as well!)
  • If you want to go with friends, use code GROUP10 for groups of 10 or more to get 10% off!!

Monologues Benefit Performances Flyer

Housing Department

Giovanni Smith, Housing Supervisor will be holding regular Advising/Office Hours on Tuesdays from 3pm-6pm.

Go here to schedule an office visit with Giovanni Smith, Housing Supervisor

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