Acclaimed author ZZ Packer has been the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, a Whiting Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her story collection Drinking Coffee Elsewhere won the Commonwealth First Fiction Award and an ALEX award, and was selected for the Today Show Book Club by John Updike. She is currently at work on a novel, Thousands, about… Read More

Mini Maker Faire

The East Bay Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of the Do-It-Yourself spirit. Bring the whole family for a day of cool projects, workshops, beautiful crafts, great food, music and more. All on the beautiful 4-acre Park Day School campus + adjacent Studio One Art Center in Oakland. For more information visit, Questions? Email us… Read More

Connecting Cultures

Info Table – Wednesday, October 9 | 11:40am–12:30pm | Foyer. ViviendasLeón offers students the opportunity to experience Nicaragua not as a tourist but as a member of the community. Students live and work with Nicaraguans during their two-week stay in and around the city of León. Students not only work together as a group but… Read More

Westly Prize for Young Innovators

Bringing good ideas from California to the world, the Westly Foundation supports entrepreneurial leaders whose courage and innovation improve the lives of people and the world around us. In 2013, we will award up to four $20,000 prizes to young innovators in California with creative solutions to community problems. Because we think it’s important to… Read More