“A Lovely Day” Wins Award At Nashville Film Festival

Last month, “A Lovely Day”–the documentary chronicling BRL’s Rap Therapy program and youth at Oakland High won the Best Hispanic Interest Film Award at the 44th Nashville Film Festival. We are very excited that the film is receiving national praise, shedding light on youth voices from Oakland! Our BRL Academy interns who were featured in the film have been busy …

Fundraiser Launch for BRL’S New Home A Success!

Two weeks ago, BRL hosted our kickoff fundraising event for our new headquarters and we were humbled by the support! We were happy to have local change-makers and community members come out and invest time and resources in helping us make our vision for a safe, enriching space for at-risk Oakland youth come true! Through this event we were able …