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Social Justice

Fighting the root causes of inequity and injustice, and engaging impacted individuals as agents of change.

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Social Justice Collective (SJC) Fellowship 

The BOSS Social Justice Collective (SJC) encourages greater participation in civic and political processes by people with criminal records. 

The SJC works through the following strategies: 

  • Advocacy/Organizing 

  • Community Education 

  • Coalition-Building 

  • Leadership Development


Partners include: ACLU Northern California, All of Us or None, Black Women Organized for Political Action, Californians for Safety and Justice, Community and Youth Outreach, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Impact Justice, League of Women Voters Oakland, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform, Root & Rebound


REPAC (Reentry Provider Association of California)

Since early 2020, BOSS has been working with Californians for Safety and Justice (CSJ) and the Los Angeles Area Reentry Partnership (LAARP) on the creation and launch of a Statewide Reentry Association, which will amplify the voice and influence of reentry advocates and impacted individuals in Sacramento where decisions are made about policy and resource distribution.

For more information contact Donald Frazier, Executive Director, at, 510-649-1930 x 1012.

Oakland Frontline Healers

BOSS is a founding member of and currently the fiscal agent for Oakland Frontline Healers (OFH), a coalition of grassroots Oakland service providers who came together at the start of the pandemic to provide relief and assistance in high risk communities in East and West Oakland. BOSS Neighborhood Impact Hubs host pop up testing and vaccination events, distributes PPE, provides access to rental and employment assistance, and helps to educate communities on COVID prevention. Learn more at:

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