Tana Toraja, Funeral Ceremony

Sulawesi
Photo: Diane LeBow
Geisha

Japan
Photo: John Williamson
Treasure Island

San Francisco
Photo: Morton Beebe
Foggy Day

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Fisherman
Photo: Laurie McAndish King
Beach Beauty

Ruakaka, New Zealand
Photo: Effin Older
Eiffel Tower

Paris
Photo: Matthew Eley
Arches

Utah
Photo: Michael Bernhardt
Hocking Hills

Stargazing
Photo: Valerie Stimac
Tidal Marsh

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Lower Falls,McCloud River

Discover Siskiyou
Photo: John Williamson
Hot air ballooning

Visit Santa Rosa
Photo: John Williamson
Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Sunset

Visit Pacifica
Photo: Molly Blaisdell
Geese

Gray Lodge
Photo: Lee Foster
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BATW NEWS & EVENTS

Past president Judith Horstman recaps our January mixer on the ever-changing Treasure Island.
BATW’s new Program & Events Committee is developing a robust schedule of monthly meetings and events.
BATW’s new president outlines agenda for 2023 and beyond.
Past president Judith Horstman recaps our January mixer on the ever-changing Treasure Island.
BATW’s new Program & Events Committee is developing a robust schedule of monthly meetings and events.
BATW’s new president outlines agenda for 2023 and beyond.
Membership has its privileges. We’ll do a deep dive into the benefits of BATW.
Here’s your chance to find out what’s new with some of the top destinations in the west.
We’ll celebrate 2023 with a “golden hour” party, enjoying food, wines, beers and booze made right on the island.
January brings two big events to BATW – the in-person party on Treasure Island and the annual business meeting on Zoom.
Settle in for some armchair trips during the winter rains.
An expert panel of varied expertise on Eco-tourism/Agro-tourism, informed and regaled our BATW members. 
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

Faith is a recognized expert on marginalized travelers and her column on Black Travel appears weekly in the Miami Herald.
As a trusted voice in family travel, Shelly’s been quoted in numerous publications.
A smattering of recent BATW member news.
Faith is a recognized expert on marginalized travelers and her column on Black Travel appears weekly in the Miami Herald.
As a trusted voice in family travel, Shelly’s been quoted in numerous publications.
A smattering of recent BATW member news.
The Town’s diverse community is home to many Black-owned businesses.
Diverse whites share the spotlight in this February festival
A smattering of member news as we head into the new year.
Brandy is a correspondent for Oakland Voices, and writes for Thrillist, Chronicle Datebook, SF Weekly and a number of other publications.
Jeneé is the host and executive producer of KALW’s award-winning podcast Sights & Sounds.
A smattering of the latest news from our members.
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AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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