Category Archives: Education and Literacy

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 coaches critical thinking and clear writing skills in East Bay classrooms and after-school programs, engaging, encouraging and inspiring young people to develop fundamental skills that will prepare them for productive and meaningful lives. Volunteers commit to 1-2 hours …
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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‚Äôs (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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Streetside Stories

Streetside Stories

Streetside Stories is a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit that teaches storytelling through writing, the arts, and technology. Our programs encourage young people to draw on their own experiences for inspiration. As they share their true stories, they begin to …
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Schools, Mentoring and Resource Team (SMART)

Schools, Mentoring and Resource Team (SMART)

SMART Mission Statement SMART provides highly motivated, financially-disadvantaged students with access to educational opportunities, personal experiences and social support services in order to foster academic excellence and community engagement. SMART Description Schools, Mentoring and Resource Team (SMART) is an educational …
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Save the Children

Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into …
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Santa Clara County Youth Task Force

Santa Clara County Youth Task Force

Mission Statement We, the Youth Task Force, believe that recreational activities and community activism implemented by youth and for youth are effective deterrents to drug abuse, gangs, violence, and teen pregnancy. We also believe that youth leadership, development and education …
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