The California Report, a statewide radio news program produced by public radio station KQED, recently did a story on the nonprofit Girls Rock Camp in Oakland. One of the girls featured was Peralta fifth grader Lilah August, who talked about writing lyrics for her band, the Black-and-White Lollipops, and her dreams of being a lounge singer. She also sang a heartfelt rendition of Amazing Grace. Way to go, Lilah! Check it out:

AuthorSteve Mundro