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Donations are fully tax-deductible. Heyday is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; our tax ID # is 94-3268357. If you have questions, please contact Emily: emily [at] heydaybooks [dot] com or (510) 549-3564 ext. 314.


Spring/Summer 2018 Update

At this year’s Bay Area Book Festival and Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Heyday’s booth was buzzing. Festivalgoers had heard about Obi Kaufmann’s California Field Atlas, Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi’s Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, and many of our other titles—and they wanted copies for themselves. We could feel a palpable energy around Heyday and our ever-growing community of writers, readers, activists, and thinkers.

You are a vital part of this community. We want to thank you for your support, give an update on our work, and ask you to renew your generosity. A donation today will help strengthen Heyday’s four pillars:

Fighting Injustice: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, now in its fourth big printing, continues to garner accolades including the Carter G. Woodson Award and Jane Addams Peace Association honors. Second in the “Fighting for Justice” series is Biddy Mason Speaks Up, coming next Black History Month. With the ACLU of Northern California and others on board to promote these books, we envision an enduring series that informs a successor generation of readers and citizens.

Honoring Nature: Still enjoying the thrilling success of The California Field Atlas, Heyday and author Obi Kaufmann are delighted to be doing four new books together. Heyday is also celebrating the centenary of our friends at Save the Redwoods League with a magnificent and lavish copublished volume, The Once and Future Forest, out in the fall.

Making History: Early next year we will publish a major revelatory memoir by Don Cox, recounting life inside the Black Panther Party’s high command, with the title—Just Another Nigger—he insisted on before his death. And from the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board comes Our National Disgrace: Homelessness in the City of Angels, another entry in our series of Heyday Broadsides.

Celebrating California Indian Cultural Renewal: News from Native California is thriving, and we are excited to publish Gordon Lee Johnson’s Bird Songs Don’t Lie in November. Also to be released soon, Coyote at the Big Time by Lyn Risling depicts a diversity of native traditions for young readers.

As summer approaches, we look forward to moving to our new headquarters at 1808 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley. Our team eagerly awaits your visit this fall. Until then, thank you for considering a contribution to Heyday.


Thank You!

Our donors help Heyday to thrive as a nonprofit. For other ways to connect, please visit our Get Involved page.

We are grateful for the generous funding we’ve received for our publications and programs from our individual donors.

$5,000+  Anonymous (2); Richard and Rickie Ann Baum; Edwin Blue; John Briscoe; Meera Desai; Chris Desser and Kirk Marckwald; Richard and Gretchen Evans; Whitney Green; Dr. Catherine Kennedy and Daniel Grossman; Marty Krasney; Guy Lampard and Suzanne Badenhoop; Greg Sarris; Michael and Shirley Traynor, in honor of the Heyday Staff; Lucinda Watson; and Peter Wiley and Valerie Barth.

$1,000–$4,999  Anonymous (2); Judith and Phillip Auth; Judy Avery; Randy Bayard; Jean and Fred Berensmeier; Joan Berman; Nancy Bertelsen; Joan Bingham; Beatrice Bowles; Philip and Jamie Bowles; Peter Boyer and Terry Gamble Boyer; Lawrence Crooks; Bruce De Benedictis and Caroline Kim; Frances Dinkelspiel and Gary Wayne; Steven Dinkelspiel; Tim Disney; Patricia Dixon; Gayle Embrey; Megan Fletcher, in honor of J.K. Dineen; Patrick Golden and Susan Overhauser; Wanda Graves and Stephen Duscha; Lizbeth Hasse; Penelope Hlavac; Nettie Hoge; Michael Horn, in memory of Gary Horn; Claudia Jurmain; Abigail Kreiss; Thomas Lockard and Alix Marduel; David Loeb; Judith Lowry-Croul and Brad Croul; Praveen Madan and Christin Evans; Joel Marcus; Malcolm and Rina Margolin; William, Karen, and John McClung; Michael McCone; Nion McEvoy and Leslie Berriman, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Judy Mistelske-Anklam and William Anklam; Karen and Tom Mulvaney; Eddie Orton; Alan Rosenus; Roselyne Swig; Sherry Wasserman and Clayton F. Johnson; Al and Ann Wasserman; Mason and Wendy Willrich, in memory of Mike McCone; and Mina Witteman.

$500–$999 Anonymous; Donna Allen; John Atwood, in memory of Jeanne Carevic; Carol Baird and Alan Harper; Paul Bancroft; Teresa Book and Steve Wax, in memory of Saul Alinsky; John and Nancy Cassidy; Graham Chisholm; Steve Costa and Kate Levinson; Christina Crowley; H. Dwight Damon, in memory of Jim Houston; Sandra Dijkstra; James Dodge; Nancy Donald; Sara Dutschke Setshwaelo; Genevieve Fong, in memory of Lourdes Fong and in support of Heyday’s move; Don and Dale Franzen; John Gage and Linda Schacht; Betty Goerke; Nicola Gordon; Anthea Hartig and John Swiecki; Anthony Heilbut; Carla Hills and Frank LaPena; Adam and Arlie Hochschild; Bruce and Susan Kelley; Carol Maga; Marshall McKay and Sharon Rogers McKay; Mark Murphy; Caren and Jim Quay; Melissa Riley; Susan Rosenberg; Barbara Snell, in memory of Chuck Snell; and Miye Takagi.

$100–$499 Steve and Carlene Abbors; Andree Abecassis; Douglas Allan; Lee and Ann Andersen; Nan Andrews; Anonymous (4); Pedro Arce; James and Rebecca Austin; Carrie Avery and Jon Tigar; Tania Balazs Jacard; Marilyn Bancel and Rik Myslewski, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Alice Bartholomew; Bob Beckwith; Melanie Beene, in memory of Mike McCone; Lili and Tom Beggs; Robert and Susan Benedetti; Heidi Benson; Joel Bernstein; Leslie Bisno; Gary Bogue; Robert Boro; Robert and Daphne Bransten, in memory of Mike McCone; Terry Brejla; Lois Brown; Peter and Mimi Buckley; Christopher Buckley; Lewis H. Butler and Katherine Armsden; Bea Calo; Joanne Campbell; John and Mary Caris; Michael Carlisle; Jana and Richard Carp; Sean Carr; Terri Castaneda; Eunice Childs; Lisa and Barry Chin, in memory of Mike McCone; Adam Chin, in memory of Mike McCone; China Ching; David Chu; Pamela Clark; Carolyn Clinton; Mary Judith Coburn; Jesse Cool; Libby d’Hemery; Anna Darden; Lucille Day; Billie Day, in memory of Mike McCone; Ann DeRosa; James Dodge; Michael and Margaret Doherty; Tim Duane; Faith L. Duncan, in memory of Dennis Neill; Jeanette and Peter Dunckel; Jeanette and Peter Dunckel, in memory of Mike McCone; Alvin Duskin; Nina Else; Marilee Enge and George Frost; Glenn Farris and India Fleming; Charles and Jamy Faulhaber; Jutta and Gordon Frankie; Bill Fujimoto; Kate Gale; Deborah Garcia; Rudolph Geary; Ruth Gendler; Christian Gerike and Suzanne Stewart; John Gillis; Danny Goldberg; Gail and Marc Goldyne; Sherrin Grout and Donn Marinovich; Charles Haas and B.K. Moran; Kenji Hakuta and Nancy Goodban; Joell Hallowell; Mary Ellen Hannibal; Keith Harold Fisher; David and Jane Hartley; Francine Hartman and Chris De Marco; Gordon and Susan Hayashi; Ken Hedges; Thomas and Faye Hendricks; Barbara Holmes; Rick Hoskins and Lynne-Marie Frame; Sheridan Hough; Sheila and Michael Humphreys, in memory of Mike McCone; Rich and Krissy Ishimaru; Susan Ives; Ira Jacknis; Carolyn Jensen; Jerald Jay Johnson; Richard Kahlenberg and Hermine Garcia; Woolf Kanter; Charles Kennard; Jerry Kent; Charity Kenyon; Tom Killion; Ann King Smith; Louise Kinoshita; Janice Klein; Pei-Ru Ko; Henry and Karen Koerper; Rebecca Kugel and Lawrence Goldstein; Beverly and James Lane; David Larsen; Cybele Renault and John Laws; Bernard and Josie Le Roy; Rebecca LeGates and Jonathan Root; Vicki Gold Levi; Ralph Lewin; Michael Lewis and Donald Kairott, in honor of Dorothy Martinez-K; Jeannie Linder; Steve and Linda Lustig; Julie Lytle; Ben Madley; Johnny Mah; Robert Manlove; Susan Marchant; Loyda Marquez; Laura Martin; Dorothy Martinez, in honor of Diane Thackeray; Dorothy Martinez, in honor of Jane Holzmann; Dorothy Martinez; Libby Maynard, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Nini McCone and Jim Hammond; Knox and Carlotta Mellon, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Jerry and Ellen Miller; Carolyn and Donald Miller; Marie and Steven Monrad; Michael Moratto and Kathleen Boone; Robert Moriguchi; Deborah Moskowitz; Christine Mueller, in memory of Mike McCone; Joan Musante; Genevieve Nauman; Vivian and Jay Nelson; Bill Newlin; Sarah Newton and David Wilson; Christine Nielson; Ruth Nolan; Ethan Nosowsky; Judy Olasov; Emiko Omori; Karen Ortiz; Stephanie Pearl; Raphael Peck; Pam Penner; Marsha Peralta, in memory of Lytton J. Hitchcock; Robyn Peterson, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Polly Quick; Jeff Raimundo and Rebecca LaVally; Mary Reed, in honor of Florence and Wes Thieleke; Rhonda Rios Kravitz and Stephen Wirtz; Lyn Risling and Julian Lang; Lennie and Mike Roberts; Lorraine Rominger; Stephen and Emma Root; Stephen and Emma Root, in honor of Mira LeGates and Elaina Root; Adolph Rosekrans, in memory of Mike McCone; Ruth Rosen; Sally and Toby Rosenblatt; Robert Henry and Wendy Ruebman; Jacqueline Ryle; Kristine Samuelson; Philip Schnayerson and Elizabeth Sher; Peter Schrag and Patricia Ternahan; Marianne Schulman, in memory of Mike McCone; T.M. Scruggs; Contee and Maggie Seely; Fred Setterberg and Ann Van Steenberg; Jason Sexton; Daniel Sheehy; Margot Sheffner, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Karen Shinto; Daniel Siegel and Anne Weills; Martha Stampfer; Paul Stanley, in memory of Mike McCone; Jenepher Stowell; Diane Suda, in honor of Mariko Conner; Steve and Susan Swatt; Carole Takaki; Max and Phyllis Thelen, in memory of Mike McCone; Debbie Tom McCray; Karen Tsujimoto Lee and Mr. Bill Lee, in memory of Mike McCone; Michael Tucker and Margie Scott Tucker; Tom Turner and Mary Jorgensen, in honor of Malcolm; William and Frances Tweed; Lisa Van Cleef and Mark Gunson; Stevens Van Strum; J.G. Waines; Tanis Walters; Seymour Warkov; Bonnie Willdorf; Yoshiye Yamagiwa; Stan Yogi and David Carroll; Narda Zacchino and Robert Scheer; and Kristine Zeigler, in honor of Lindsie Bear.

Institutional Funders

Anonymous (2); Arkay Foundation; The Richard D. Baum & Susanne C. Baum Philanthropic Fund; BayTree Fund; Brandt-Hawley Law Group; California Historical Society; California Humanities; California State Library; The Campbell Foundation; John and Nancy Cassidy Family Foundation; The Christensen Fund; City of Berkeley; Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria; Walter & Elise Haas Fund; Humboldt Area Foundation; India Hicks; JiJi Foundation; Kalliopeia Foundation; Lear Family Foundation; Manzanar History Association; Moore Family Foundation; National Park Service; The Nature Conservancy; The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation; Rim of the World Interpretive Association; The San Francisco Foundation; San Manuel Band of Mission Indians; Save the Redwoods League; Tappan Foundation; Thendara Foundation; The Roger J. and Madeleine Traynor Foundation; and Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations.