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Zontians participate in Women’s Marches around the USA

Members of the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay marched in the Oakland and San Francisco Women’s Marches on Saturday, January 21st.  In addition, women from Zonta clubs all over the country participated in this grass-roots event to say “No!” to … Continue reading

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Video by Rights 4 Girls

Check out this well-done video about child sex trafficking**on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ho3b0J5Oj5Q There is #NoSuchThing as a child prostitute. Learn more about the work of Rights 4 Girls at http://rights4girls.org/ **not necessarily appropriate for children

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September Social at Oakland Museum

Friends and club members met and discussed about local Zonta activities on Thursday, September 29th at the Oakland Museum of California. We got together for lunch at the Blue Oak Cafe at the Museum, chatted about upcoming club activities, then … Continue reading

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Celebrate Amelia Earhart!

Zonta International is proud to honor the extraordinary achievements and uncompromising spirit of Amelia Earhart throughout the month of January. Amelia Earhart Day is 11 January, and we encourage women of various ages to follow in her footsteps. You can … Continue reading

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A provocative opinion article in the NYTimes

In light of the shootings at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility over the Thanksgiving weekend, and since this occurred during the 16 Days of Activism campaign to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women, here is the … Continue reading

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Zonta District 9 Conference – October 2-4, 2015

  The Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay had 5 members attend the recent district conference in San Jose, California at the Dolce-Hayes Mansion Hotel.  The weather was beautiful, and the conference was informative and well-run.  Aside from learning more about fundraising techniques, … Continue reading

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Olivia Lucas becomes an YWPA International Award winner!

In May of 2014, the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay awarded Miss Olivia Lucas of Head Royce High School in Oakland, our club’s Young Woman in Public Affairs (YWPA) award. Our club recognized her outstanding contributions to her school community, … Continue reading

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Video about our Wine Scholarship now on YouTube

In 2012, the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay was able to give out a scholarship award to a deserving young woman at Napa Valley Community College.   This award was made possible through the generosity of the Schonemann family and … Continue reading

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Prostitution and Slavery in our Community – April 2014

At the beginning of April, Berkeley Zonta members helped the H.E.A.T. Watch team and other volunteers in Alameda County by dispersing around the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, and Alameda to encourage bar owners and shopkeepers to  put up this poster … Continue reading

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Lunafest Publicity

Thanks to help from Sally Douglas Arce, a Bay Area publicist, and Melanie Mentzel at Berkeley Community Media, we were able to increase the visibility of last year’s Lunafest presentation and increase our ticket sales. Our PSA produced for our … Continue reading

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