Category Archives: Education and Literacy

Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Aside from the satisfaction of assisting in making the Hearst Museums more accessible to your fellow students and the general public and gaining valuable experience in the field of Anthropology, there are further rewards for volunteering. All volunteers who accomplish …
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Girlventures

Girlventures

At GirlVentures, we explore self, community, culture and environment through outdoor adventure, creative arts and group experiences. We envision… a world in which girls and women are actively engaged in the leadership of thriving communities; communities which are strengthened by …
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Girls Incorporated of Alameda

Girls Incorporated of Alameda

Girls Inc. of Alameda County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We are a local affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, which provides vital educational programs to millions of American …
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Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County

Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. is the largest voluntary organization of girls in the world. In our council, the Girl Scouts of Northern California over 47,000 girls and 32,000 adults take part in Girl Scout programs each year. We tailor …
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Third Street Community Center

Third Street Community Center

The Third Street Community Center is a place where people of all ages and backgrounds are actively engaged in enriching themselves and their community through education, arts, technology and service. Our Philosophy The Third Street Community Center (Third Street) believes …
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The Women’s Building

The Women's Building

Since 1971, San Francisco Women’s Centers has represented, and been guided by, the belief that all women and girls have the right to safe, joyous and creative lives. In 1979, the organization purchased The Women’s Building, creating one of the …
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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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