The deadline for applications for two programs of Oasis for Girls has been extended to February 25:

The RISE Life Skills program is for young women ages 14-17 and provides a safe forum to talk about and get information on the physical, emotional, and mental health needs of young women. Our skill building workshops include: anti-oppression, self-esteem, body image, stress management, healthy relationships, safer sex, educational options, career planning, mental health, nutrition, sexual harassment, self-defense, and more! Participants earn $300 for successful completion of the program.

The Technology and Leadership Program is for young women ages 14-17 and prepares them for advanced education and job training. TLP will teach young women technology skills, job readiness, and leadership skills. As a result of this training, young women will be more successful in school, work and life. Participants earn $500 for successful completion of the program.

More info – applies to both programs:
Starts Tuesday, March 8, and runs 13 weeks
Meets every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:30-6:30 pm with some Saturday field trips (additional dates and times to be announced)

Oasis for Girls, 245-11th St , Third Floor
San Francisco

For: Young women ages 14-17. African American, Arab, Latina , Native, Asian and Pacific Islander, low-income, immigrant women, transgender and queer women are strongly encouraged to apply. You must be committed to attending the entire program.

For more information and applications, please visit

There will also be Summer Sessions for both programs. Application deadline for Summer Sessions will be in April and will be posted on the website.


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