Four Fun Facts About Oakland,...

  1) The oldest bonsai tree in the United States (cultivated in 1863) is located in the Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt. 2) There…

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Storytime with Constance Washburn

On a spring morning, in separate rooms, in different towns, Constance and I sat down for storytime … Over zoom.…

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Gratitude

Celebrating a Year of Growth at Gaia Passages At Gaia Passages, we are committed to cultivating a culture of appreciation.…

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Learning to Pitch

How Gaia Passages Learned to Pitch and Win! at the 2021 Title Nine Nonprofit Pitchfest Martha Sobrepeña and Kathren Murrell…

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Richmond Roots Rites of Passage...

Gaia Passages and Yes, Nature-to-Neighborhoods have collaborated on the Richmond Roots Rites of Passage program. The program brings underserved youth…

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Storytime with Cherry Fajardo

Storytime with Cherry Fajardo   A good story has a magical way of unveiling patterns and connections. Much like the…

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#GiveforGaia on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020, is #GivingTuesday! Tis’ traditionally the season of abundance and gratitude, of families and friends crowded around…

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Hey Girl, Let’s Celebrate!

Hey Girl,  Let’s Celebrate!  Sunday, 10/11 is Unicef’s International Day of the Girl!*   A recent study by the Williams Institute…

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