Poblete Foundation founder endures doubters

Pati Navalta has dedicated much of her life to crusading against gun violence since her son, Robby Poblete, was shot and killed in Vallejo at age 23 on Sept. 14, 2014. The Robby Poblete Foundation has promoted “Art of Peace,” transforming unwanted guns “into instruments of hope,” offered educational opportunities in skilled trades, and, among…

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YBCA 100: 2019 Honorees

Recognition as a YBCA 100 honoree is a celebration of an individual’s present efforts and acknowledgment that their work will have future impact. Our YBCA 100 honorees come from the Bay Area and around the world. On this list, celebrities rub elbows with unsung heroes, and activists and artists are as revered as pop stars.…

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