Category Archives: Education and Literacy

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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WriterCoach Connection

WriterCoach Connection takes teams of trained community volunteers into public school English classes to work with students on their classroom writing assignments. We believe one-on-one feedback from caring adults helps students develop their ideas and become confident and competent writers. …
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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format

Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp

So many issues in the modern world require attention: global warming, violence, homelessness, animal cruelty, and equality in marriage just to name a few. At Youth Empowered Action Camp young people learn to advocate for change on the issues that …
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Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula’s (BGCP) vision is for all youth of the Bay Area Peninsula to graduate from high school with a plan. Over the past five years, in neighborhoods where less than half the youth …
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Breakthrough Silicon Valley

Our dual mission is: to prepare academically motivated middle school students with limited educational opportunities for success in rigorous college-preparatory high school programs and entry into four-year colleges and to prepare outstanding high school and college students to enter careers …
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