Category Archives: Education and Literacy

The Janet Pomeroy Center

The Janet Pomeroy Center

The mission of The Janet Pomeroy Center is to provide recreational, vocational and educational opportunities for people with disabilities through programs and services that encourage self-expression, promote personal achievement, and lead to greater independence. Currently the Center provides programs for …
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Rosetta Project

Rosetta Project

The Rosetta Project is The Long Now Foundation’s first exploration into very long-term archiving. It serves as a means to focus attention on the problem of digital obsolescence, and ways we might address that problem through creative archival storage methods. …
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Resource Area for Teachers

Resource Area for Teachers

The Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) started with an idea. What if: Every child could get excited about learning through collaborative “hands-on” activities? Every educator could obtain low-cost materials and the training to use them in “hands-on” projects? 21st Century …
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Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)

Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)

Founded in 1948 as Recording for the Blind, Learning Ally serves more than 300,000 K-12, college and graduate students, veterans and lifelong learners – all of whom cannot read standard print due to blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning …
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First Graduate

First Graduate

First Graduate is a San Francisco-based college access program that helps students finish high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college. We work exclusively with aspiring first-generation college graduates students whose parents never completed college …
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Environmental Volunteers

Environmental Volunteers

Environmental Volunteers promotes understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education. We train volunteers to teach natural science to children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties through classroom lessons, day camps, nature walks and field trips …
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East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC)

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC)

We are a community development corporation that integrates housing, community services and community development. We develop, preserve and manage high-quality and affordable rental and owner-occupied homes, retail properties and community centers, while fostering increased economic opportunities for residents of the …
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1947 Partition Archive

1947 Partition Archive

We are concerned global citizens committed to preserving this chapter of our collective history. We come from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, nationalities, and professions. It is our view that a strong foundation in history will pave the way for …
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Nepal Charitable Foundation

Nepal Charitable Foundation

The Nepal Charitable Foundation is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) corporation primarily dedicated to investing in the future of Nepal through the promotion of education. Our main goal is the identification and support of promising poor, rural students. Efforts include aid …
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Vision Literacy

Vision Literacy

Welcome to Vision Literacy, a premium provider of comprehensive adult and family literacy education services in Santa Clara County. By partnering with local donors, volunteers, and organizations, our nationally recognized and accredited program empowers adult learners to reach their personal …
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