BEARriers Bulletin August Issue

This is the August issue of our monthly newsletter, the BEARriers Bulletin! Check out the newsletter to stay up to date on important club news and learn about our current and long term projects. Click on the “download” button above to download and view the pdf.

BEARriers Bulletin May Issue

This is the May issue of our monthly newsletter, the BEARriers Bulletin! Check out the newsletter to stay up to date on important club news and learn about our current and long term projects. Click on the “download” button above to download and view the pdf.

GoFundMe

Low income and less fortunate families, especially during the pandemic, do not have the resources to receive a good education or even read a nice book. In order to tackle this problem, we are raising money for those who cannot afford to buy a book. The Children’s Book Project will be distributing these books to …

Destination Imagination Virtual Global Finals

Through these difficult times, we persevere. The DI community is no exception from this. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Destination Imagination community was unable to attend the State and Global Finals. Across the globe, teams took part in the Virtual Global Finals, presenting creative solutions through various social platforms. Using homemade props, virtual backgrounds, …

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Beginning from August 4, 2020, The Breaking BEARriers Youth Leadership Club is now officially a Certified Non-Profit Organization that can grant the “President’s Volunteer Service Award” to club members and volunteers. This official approval will allow us to recognize the great work and commitment of our volunteers, encouraging others to take action. We would like …

Speaker Series

On June 8, 2020, Breaking BEARriers hosted our first of many upcoming speaker series events, where we invite different speakers to talk about their experiences. Our first speaker, XiLuo He, is a Dublin High School 2020 graduate, member of the Gael Force Robotics, and was admitted into Stanford University through early decision. XiLuo He shared …

Updates!

Thanks to all the generous donations we received, we were able to purchase enough materials and make around 600 face shields to donate to local senior housing facilities and healthcare facilities in Hayward, Oakland, Castro-Valley, Fremont, San Leandro, Emeryville, and Berkeley. We updated our design based on available materials and made our face-shields more suitable …

Special Thanks

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we are not the only group to step up. We have to give a special thanks to the group STEM CELLS for promoting positivity during this time. Check out their latest video! Even if we did not specifically mention your name, thank you to ALL the members of the DI community …

Club News: IC party

October 20, 2019 , Halloween themed Instant Challenge party was a great success! Twelve DI teams with over 100 kids, parents and team managers joined the party. We had fun acting games, IC practices (with constructive criticism), and a newspaper costume contest! Each kid was sent home with a goodie bag that includes a mini Instant …