Volunteer instructor City of Oakland Youth Skills Development Program. Founder, director Providing Alternatives to Violence. Creator JumpStart program.
Active Rainbow Coalition for Jesse Jackson's Presidential Campaign, Ron Dellums Re-election Committee. Campaigner for Barack Obama. Co-founder Wellstone Progressive Democratic Club, 2003, East Bay Votes!.
Member California Psychological Association (chair public interest division 1997, Helen Margulies Mehr Public Service award 1996, chair social issues since 1996, Silver Psi award 1999), John George Democratic Club (steering committee member since 1998).