Employee Spotlight: Joy Zhan, Program Coordinator

Community organizing comes naturally to Joy Zhan, the newest program coordinator of Tech Squad, a part of Felton’s Senior Division. Those organizing roots go back as early as high school when in the 11th Grade, she founded the Chinese Progressive Association,...

Felton & You: Breaking Mental Health Barriers

It is time to think critically about the socio-historical context of what it means to be a Black American struggling with mental health. Trauma and violence towards black populations impact the emotional and mental health of youth and adults. And treatment disparity...

Navigating a World Beyond Incarceration

There are an estimated five million formerly incarcerated individuals in the United States. And every year, tens of thousands of previously incarcerated individuals are released into society. A large percentage of Alameda County’s underserved demographic of men...

Employee Spotlight: Joshua Harrison, STARR Case Manager

Supporting Treatment and Reducing Recidivism (STARR) is one of the newest programs under the agency’s Social Justice Division. Caseworkers like Joshua  Harrison assist individuals charged, arrested, or incarcerated for an offense, by providing them with a source...