Category Archives: Education and Literacy

College Track

College Track

College Track is the catalyst for change for under-resourced high school students who are motivated to earn a college degree. Since its inception, College Track has grown each year, strengthening its services and expanding its program to support more and …
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Citizen Schools

Citizen Schools

Since its founding in Boston in 1995, Citizen Schools has been re-imagining the learning day to bring more time, more talented adults, and more relevant learning experiences to middle-school students in low-income neighborhoods. We provide: Extended learning time for middle-school …
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Building Futures Now

Building Futures Now

Building Futures Now is a non-profit organization dedicated to opening the doors of the Bay Area’s top public and private schools to high-potential, under-served students from East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park. Through year-round, individual mentoring from third grade …
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Books Aloud

Books Aloud

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people unable to benefit directly from the printed page by providing a service to stimulate minds, stir emotions and foster independence through our “Reading by Listening” program. Books Aloud is …
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Bookshare

Bookshare

People with print disabilities deserve to enjoy reading as much as all other readers. Yet, currently fewer than five percent of the books needed by people with print disabilities are available in accessible formats such as digital text or digital …
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Bill Wilson Center

Bill Wilson Center

Each year, Bill Wilson Center serves more than 10,000 clients in Santa Clara County through our various programs. Bill Wilson Center programs focus on housing, education, counseling, and advocacy. Bill Wilson Center is committed to working with the community to …
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Berkeley School Volunteers

Berkeley School Volunteers

Berkeley Public Education Foundation is about connecting teachers, students, families, parents, volunteers, and donors to enrich our schools. Our community prizes quality public education that goes beyond the ordinary. We want extraordinary education that public resources alone cannot support. BPEF …
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Benetech

Benetech

We develop technology that truly helps to change the world. No matter what your professional background or area of expertise there are several exciting ways (both virtual and in-house) to engage with Benetech’s work as a volunteer. We are currently …
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Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Jewish Coalition for Literacy

The Bay Area Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) is an affiliate of the National Jewish Coalition for Literacy. JCL aims to help reverse the trend of illiteracy across the country by mobilizing thousands of volunteer reading tutors, organizing book drives, …
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Back on Track

Back on Track

Back on Track was founded in 1988 as an interfaith collaborative effort between Third Baptist Church and Temple Emanu-El. The unique partnership has crossed religious and cultural differences to build bridges of opportunity for K-12 students. As a non-denominational community-based …
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