Category Archives: Education and Literacy

Minds Matter San Francisco

Minds Matter is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to helping motivated students from low-income families achieve academic success. Each student is matched to a pair of young professional mentors who provide individualized support and guidance to help the student navigate …
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Super Stars Literacy

We give every child the foundation for lifelong learning and achievement. Super Stars Literacy classroom volunteers support students by acting as one-on-one tutors, leading small group activities, and assisting the lead teacher with his or her classroom. Many of our …
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10 Books A Home

10 Books A Home is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves families whose children are tracked to attend kindergarten in a school district where only 22% of 3rd graders read at grade level. 10BH positions children to succeed by providing families …
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Breakthrough Silicon Valley

Our dual mission reflects our desire to positively change the path of each of our student’s lives, to increase the number of talented teachers joining the education workforce, and to have a beneficial impact on our community. To that end, …
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Room to Read

We envision a world in which all children can pursue a quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world. To achieve this goal, we focus on two areas where we believe we can have …
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Carr Educational Foundation – Daraja Academy

Carr Educational Foundation Our vision is to cultivate the power of personal potential – and we have launched the Daraja Academy, our first project, aimed squarely at that vision. We believe one girl can change the world. Daraja Academy is …
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The Beat Within

The Beat Within conducts weekly conversation and writing workshops within Bay Area juvenile halls. Our volunteers, or facilitators, are the ambassadors of The Beat program withing the halls, conducting the workshops and encouraging the youth to participate and write.

Mission Graduates Tutoring Center

Mission Graduates Tutoring Center believe that every child can go to college, and we are working our best to make college a reality. Starting from Kindergarten on, our Tutoring Centers infuse college-messaging into our curriculum to help students believe that …
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