Category Archives: San Francisco

Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment

Women's Initiative for Self-Employment

Since 1988, Women’s Initiative has been assisting high-potential low-income women who dream of business ownership. Through an intensive 20 session program — in English or Spanish — women are enabled to start, or expand their business. Inspiring High-Potential, Low-Income Women …
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WOMAN – Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.

WOMAN - Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.

Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc. (WOMAN, Inc.) has operated since 1978 as a community-based, multi-service agency, serving survivors of domestic violence in San Francisco and the larger Bay Area. In addition to our 24 hour crisis line, we …
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YWCA – San Francisco and Marin

YWCA - San Francisco and Marin

For more than a century, the YWCA San Francisco & Marin has responded to the changing roles, needs and aspirations of a diverse population of women, girls and families. The voices of women have blended to create a vision that …
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Youth Speaks

Youth Speaks

At Youth Speaks, the voices of young people matter. Committed to a critical, youth-centered pedagogy, Youth Speaks places young people in control of their intellectual and artistic development. We are urgently driven by the belief that literacy is a need, …
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YMCA of San Francisco

YMCA of San Francisco

The YMCA of San Francisco builds strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body. For more than 150 years, the YMCA of San Francisco has provided comprehensive programs and …
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Reading Partners

Yes Reading - Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a local nonprofit organization that works to expand life opportunities for elementary school children in low-­‐income communities by empowering them with strong literacy skills. At each of its school sites, Reading Partners transforms a dedicated space within …
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

It’s not about sound bites and who can shout loudest and who wins and who loses. It’s not about voracious consumption, bling, status or prestige. It’s not about possession and greed, fear and loathing or anger and violence as a …
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Year Up

Year Up

Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate internship. Our success is our graduates — enabling them to …
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ISF – Idriss Stelley Foundation

ISF - Idriss Stelley Foundation

The primary focus of ISF, justified by casualty statistics is: To serve the Bay Area African American community and families of color, although no one will be turned down. Home visits can be scheduled if needed. We are seeking volunteers …
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Intersection for the Arts

Intersection for the Arts

Intersection for the Arts is San Francisco’s oldest alternative non-profit art space (est. 1965) and has a long history of presenting new and experimental work in the fields of literature, theater, music and the visual arts, and also in nurturing …
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