A Longtime Community Partnership

A Longtime Community Partnership

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Don Knauss, Clorox CEO, presents $10,000 donation to Regina Jackson, EOYDC executive director.

Alec Knauss, Clorox Corporate Communications intern

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 11:00am

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This post was written by Alec Knauss, Corporate Communications intern.

On June 4, I had the good fortune to participate in a joint celebration of the anniversaries of the East Oakland Youth Development Center, better known as EOYDC, and Clorox—Clorox just turned 100 and EOYDC, which Clorox helped found, turned 35—a longtime Oakland partnership. The event was held at the Oakland Museum of California, a testament to the two organizations’ shared Oakland roots. I was impressed by the rich history of the EOYDC: Since its founding in 1978, EOYDC has provided educational and social support to thousands of low-income Oakland residents ages 6–24. However, I was most dazzled with the young volunteers who helped with the event.

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