The Mosaic Project in the News and Awards


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El Cerrito Patch story about philanthropic children, June 15, 2012

Finch Files on KGO about Brett Dennen Benefit Concert, June 11, 2012


Alice Radio (KLLC) interview with Brett Dennen and staff Maiya Evans about Mosaic, June 3, 2012

Mutiny Radio interview with Brett Dennen and Youth Leader Richelle Gernan, May 12, 2012

Reach and Teach’s blog features Mosaic’s music and curriculum guide on Feel Good Friday, March 23, 2012

The Music Initiative’s Giving Issue features Brett and Mosaic, November 15, 2011

Picture of the Week on the Piedmont Patch, September 9, 2011

Featured on Philanthroper, September 2, 2011

Mutiny Radio interview with Brett Dennen and Youth Leader Elana Cohen, August 13, 2011 (at one hour into the show)

Tikkun Daily Blog, August 13, 2011

KFOG Beat of the Bay with Peter Finch half hour program, July 30, 2011 (starting at 18:50)

Brett Dennen’s talks about Mosaic in video interview on March 24, 2011

KFOG Fogfiles with Peter Finch about Brett Dennen’s benefit concert, June 13, 2010

Pirate Cat Radio interview with Youth Leader Nina Fogel, June 12, 2010 (at one hour into the show)

KFOG Beat of the Bay with Peter Finch half hour program, June 5, 2010

Yes! Magazine, by one of our teachers Michelle Contreras, May 5, 2010

Yes! Magazine, Interview with Brett Dennen, March 11, 2010

Yes! Magazine, March 4, 2010

Yes! Magazine features Brett Dennen and the Empathy Song, February 11, 2010

Oakland Tribune article, March 1, 2009

The Oakdale Leader article on Brett Dennen, February 11, 2009 (with discussion of Mosaic)

The East Bay Monthly article, September 2008

Common Ground interview with Brett Dennen, May 2008 (with discussion of Mosaic)

Australia’s The Age article on Brett Dennen, May 9, 2008 (with discussion of Mosaic)

92.7 FM chose Lara Mendel to be their Community Hero, May 20, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle article about Brett’s benefit concerts, March 25, 2007

Interview with Brett Dennen on KPFA, December 7, 2006 (Includes segment on Mosaic)

Interview with Mosaic on KPFA, March 19, 2006

ABC KGO-TV, November 7, 2005

Napa Valley Register, October 7, 2005

Contra Costa Times, October 5, 2005

Berkeley Daily Planet, September 27, 2005

San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2004 #1

San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2004 #2

San Francisco Chronicle, February 2004

Interview on Dave Maury’s Morning Show on KFOG, October 9, 2003

Stanford Magazine, May/June 2002



eTown E-chievement Award 2014

Association for Experiential Education’s Organization of the Year Award 2013

Community Boards San Francisco Leadership Peacemaker Award 2013

Exemplary Practices/Practitioner Award, Western Region of the Association of Experiential Education 2013

Executive Director Lara Mendel received 10 Women Campaign Award 2009

The Rising Peacemaker Prize, Agape Foundation, 2005

Parents' Choice Award 2004Musical CD The Mosaic Project Presents: Children’s songs for Peace and a Better World won a Parents’ Choice Award 2004

Empathy Song won a Children’s Music Web Award 2004