April 11, 2019

On April 10, 15 children ranging from ages 3 to 15 brought joy to the seniors of Hotel Oakland. Three preschoolers sang nursery songs. Dianna, Susannah, Sophia, Koey, and Hong Ying performed dances. They performed hip hop and Chinese cultural dances. Susanna and Dianna also played violin and piano pieces. In addition, Sara, Nira, Yongying, and Helen sang a Chinese song. After the performances, each senior received an origami folded...

December 13, 2018

On December 12, 2018, Seagull Leadership International and the seniors of Hotel Oakland welcomed Mr. Cohen and the Holy Names High School Orchestra. The orchestra set up quickly and started off by teaching some seniors how to play the violin. The seniors were fascinated by learning how to play the instruments. Afterwards, the orchestra played two songs: Allegro in D for Strings (From the Concerto for two trumpets) by Antonio Vivaldi...

October 18, 2018

On Wednesday, October 17th, a group of 12 children and teens greeted 35 seniors at Hotel Oakland Village. First, the adorable three-year-old Philip sang nursery songs. Diana performed a dance to “Beautiful Mind” by Travis King. Sophia danced hip-hop dance with multiple pieces of music combined. Andy and Sam demonstrated judo martial arts. Susanna played the song “Jasmine Flower” on the violin, which had a deep connection with the se...

May 10, 2018

On May 9, 2018, some of the Seagull International Leadership participants visited the Hotel Oakland Musical Relaxation, and it was a warm and moving experience with a theme of motherhood. They began by having the students present pre-folded big red flowers to all the residents. Several elderly mothers were moved to tears! The violin solo “Really Loves You” enchanted everyone! Then a chorus of the three pupils, and the piano playing...

On Wednesday, April 18th, Karida Li, Hayley Lin, Jasmine Luo, David Lei, Jeff Li and Sophia Luo participated in the musical therapy event. We prepared and passed out paper dogs to each senior. Then, we sang several songs with the residents, including 月亮代表我的心,万水千山总是情,漫步人生路,and 幸福拍手歌, and encouraged them to dance in the middle of the room with us. Some even showcased their talent as singers and storytellers. Seeing the seniors partici...

March 25, 2018

On March 14, 2018, the Holy Names High School orchestra performed and entertained the senior citizens at the Hotel of Oakland Village. They began their visit with teaching the seniors some music and having a show-and-tell of their instruments. The room was filled with laughter and smiles as the seniors tried to play the instruments. After this interactive activity, the orchestra played for the seniors. They performed Eine Kleine Nac...

February 12, 2018

On February 7, 2018, members of Seagull Leadership International visited the senior citizens at the Hotel of Oakland Village. We began our visits with arts and crafts. As Chinese New Year is just around the corner, we created lucky messages and New Year couplets to celebrate.

After helping them with their projects, we performed for the seniors to brighten up their day. Our first performer was Travis, playing a Chinese piece on the p...

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August 25, 2020

On Monday July 27, 2020, a fundraiser for Seagull Leadership took place at the Oakland Coliseum DMV. The workers had already pre-ordered and paid six dollars for a meal that consisted of ten pot stickers, a fried egg, a sausage, carrots, cherries, and their choice of coca-cola, sprite, or ginger ale.

On the day of the event, Vicky prepared all the meals beforehand in the morning. Vicky and Sharon arrived thirty minutes before the lun...

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Seagull Leadership International is a non-profit 501c(3) organization run by students registered with the Seagull Culture and Education Association. Our mission is to inspire passionate students to use their skills and creativity to connect with communities around the world to promote cultural diversity and guide the less fortunate to a brighter future.

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