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IN-PERSON: May 19, 2022, 6PM PST

UWBA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION – The Forum at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [ in-person event ]


VIRTUAL: May 19, 2022, 7:30PM PST



June 11, 2022, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM PST

The Contra Costa Labor Council Community Services, union members and their families, and the broader labor community to raise funds to help support union members and their families that are experiencing financial hardships caused by a strike, lay-offs, furloughs, or a reduction in work hours.

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CEO FIRESIDE CHAT: Webinar - Leadership Volunteer Forum

Listen as our CEO Kevin Zwick, along with UWBA's Board and Advisory Council Members, discuss what’s it like to be a member of our Board and Advisory Council and how you can join to help us find the most effective ways to support our communities.

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Webinar - California Wildfires and the Road Ahead

UWBA CEO, Kevin Zwick, and Lisa G. Carreno, CEO of United Way of the Wine Country, host a group of panelists to discuss how we can best provide assistance to wildfire victims and what we should consider as we grapple with a "new normal" for wildfire seasons.

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Webinar - Designing a Healthy Post-Pandemic Life

Webinar - Designing a Healthy Post-Pandemic Life | Emerging Leaders hosted Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee, award-winning author, speaker, and psychologist, to discuss how to take a closer look at the art of thriving in a tech-drenched, always available world with a special emphasis on a post-pandemic lifestyle.

Webinar - SparkPoint Provides a Safety Net for Community College Students |

UWBA showcased how SparkPoint centers provide support for the whole family and how the SparkPoint model will focus on Community College sites.

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Webinar – Racial Equity & Housing in the Bay Area |

Hear from leaders in the area of homelessness prevention - Laura Escobar, Director of Safety Net Services at United Way Bay Area, and Poncho Guevara, Executive Director of Sacred Heart Community Service. They provide background on the Bay Area housing crisis, how racial inequality has persisted in housing over time and the impact of COVID-19.

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