Although the Bay Area is following new, stricter guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the coming weeks, UC Berkeley still has an array of holiday gifts for all ages and interests, from artisan crafts and science kits to new books and Cal gear. To support a cause, a volunteer group is accepting donations for face masks and hand sanitizer to give to vulnerable people in the Bay Area. Or purchase a gift card to a performing arts series that streams music and theater performances from stages around the world to home screens. All gifts can be purchased online and are available for pickup or by mail.
New books and publications
Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica (2020) by Jovan Scott Lewis, an assistant professor of geography and the founding director of the Berkeley Black Geographies Project