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Support local youth by donating a tie

Throughout February, the Black Staff and Faculty Organization are collecting new and gently used ties through their partnership with All Tied Up, a special nonprofit that teaches leadership, self-respect and empathy to young men of color — all through the basic skill of tying a tie.


Get ready to celebrate Black History Month

The Black Staff and Faculty Organization has an array of activities planned to celebrate African-American culture and heritage throughout February.


Come to the BSFO holiday potluck on Thursday

Members of the Black Staff and Faculty Organization welcome all UCOP colleagues to join them for a festive holiday meal this Thursday, Dec. 12.


BSFO Bake Sale

Please join the BSFO for a bake sale! All proceeds will support the BSFO scholarship fund. Consider a monetary donation Support the scholarship fund in one of four easy ways: Cash: Give to Latashcha Magness-Cotton Venmo: @UCOP-BSFO Cash App:


BSFO bake sale offers tasty treats for a great cause

The Black Staff and Faculty Organization will hold its annual bake sale in support of its scholarship recipients next week. Purchase baked goods, donate one to share or help support this year’s scholars.


BSFO Hot Dog, Chili & Nacho Scholarship Lunch

BSFO is hosting its annual scholarship lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and you’re invited! This delicious and fun lunchtime event will raise funds for BSFO’s annual scholarship program. Members’ goal is to raise $3,000


BSFO Scholarship Lunch: Order hot dogs, chili and nachos!

Help support scholarships for local students by attending the BSFO scholarship lunch. Taking place on September 18, it’s a delicious way to support a great cause.


A tasty lunch for a great cause

On September 18, join the Black Staff and Faculty Organization in Oakland for a delicious lunch in support of their 2020 scholarship program. Save the date: All employees are invited!


Join BFSO for a Juneteenth potluck and games

June 19 is Juneteenth — and BFSO is celebrating in Oakland with an afternoon potluck and board games. All employees are invited to attend!