Welcome to Beyond Emancipation!

B:E is Alameda County's primary provider of services for former foster youth. Our mission is to support Alameda County’s current and former foster and probation youth to make successful transitions to adulthood and living independently. B:E now serves over 900 youth ages 16-24 annually. See an overview of our programs and eligibility.

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b:e congratulates this year's graduates!

Beyond Emancipation is so proud of ALL the 2014 graduates.
You did it!

We are especially proud of our b2b 2013-2014 cohort:
Read more about b2b in out latest e-newsletter
View the b2b graduation photos on Facebook

Fall Book Money Opens August 1st

If you're planning to enroll in college courses for the fall, download application now! Applications due by October 15th.

b:e Summer 2014 Newsletter

Check out the latest happenings at beyond emancipation, including the b2b Learning Community and our most recent success stories:

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Meet one of our interns: Loan Thi Ki Nguyen

Loan Nguyen was a B:E MSW Intern from 2013 - 2014. She is attending CSUEB, and is expected to graduate in June 2015.
Read more about Loan in out latest e-newsletter

B:E wishes Nguyen the best of luck and is grateful for everything she has done during her internship at B:E these past nine months.

Meet one of our in-kind donors: Elena Burnnell

"I fully understand that people who are hungry can't settle down and learn, or do a job application, or think about their future," she says. "Buying a few extra boxes of food whenever I'm shopping and setting it aside to drop off at BE once a month is a donation venue that's right up my alley."

Read more about Elena »

Beyond Idol 2013 - a grand success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support Beyond Idol 2013. The celebration was held at Yoshi's Oakland on Oct. 23, 2013. The evening was full of fun and entertainment!  Stay tuned for a special BI eNews in two weeks.
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Check out latest news article in Oakland Local »
Listen to the BI feature on KALW »

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