GALA 2017

Resist Fear, Assist Love — Oakland Leaf’s 2nd Annual Community Celebration


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Dear friends,

You are cordially invited to join us Thursday, March 23rd for Resist Fear, Assist Love — Oakland Leaf’s 2nd annual gala and dinner celebrating community, youth empowerment, and education —  at the Starline Social Club in Oakland.





We kickoff the evening nibbling hor’dourves, swilling cocktails, and mingling with the finest of people at the hosted bar downstairs. Later, we head upstairs for a delectable dinner, engaging performances by our best and brightest students, and finally wrapping up the evening with an exciting live auction.


All proceeds will support the 1,000+ students and family members who participate in our programming each year.






Date: Thursday, March 23 — 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Location: Starline Social Club   2236 M.L.K. Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612 (MAP)


Ticket Price: $150 each through eventbrite. Click HERE to reserve your seat now.


Parking: On site, secure and free.


Attire: Casual cocktail attire: from jeans and loafers, to a suit and stilettos, whatever makes you

feel comfortable. We love to see the diversity in the room.




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Much love to our Table Host Committee:

Peter Danzig and Lava Thomas

Toni Garrett

Howard Joyce and Jennifer Cabalquinto

Naomie and Charles Kremer

Stephen Walrod and Lauren McIntosh




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POSTED ON 1/24/2017

From 2010-2012, 91% of seniors in our Roots program were accepted to college.