Oct/31/2011 AAACC 8th Annual Haunted House

Posted by cwilliams • October 31st, 2011

Hello Everyone,

 It’s that time of the year that all the goblins come out to play.  We are hosting our 8th annual Haunted House on Monday, October 31, 2011 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. I’m attaching a copy of the fliers feel free to pass them out to your youth and  families.  If you need me to provide you with more please email me the amount and I will copy and bring them to you.

Haunted House Flyer 2011 (2)

Halloween Festival – Kids 2011 

Thank you,

 Nicola Figgins

Children and Youth Coordinator

African American Art & Culture Complex

762 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

(415)921-8382 phone

(415)922-5130 fax



Oct/29/2011 College and Career Fair 2011 October 29th

Posted by cwilliams • October 29th, 2011


Join us for the College and Career Fair 2011 taking place on Saturday, October 29th, 2011 11am-2pm at West Bay Conference Center at 1290 Fillmore Street in SF.  This is a free event! A number of colleges will be onsite to answer your questions.  PACT will be there talk provide you information on the admissions process and how to get money for college.  You don’t want to miss this personal opportunity to get all your questions answered. 


Please see the attached flyer and bring you youth and families.  It’s never too early or too late to talk about college and career options!

 TIP College Career Flyer PROOF.3

RSVP today at 415-437-1700 or by email at: sftruancy@yahoo.com.


See you there!!



Tacing Parker, Director
Truancy Assessment and Resource Center



Oct/27/2011 Community Career Resources Fair

Posted by Richard • October 27th, 2011

Valencia Gardens Resident Council (VGRC), San Francisco Professional Career Network (SFPCN), Mission Housing Development Corporation (MHDC), San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA) and John Stewart Company are pleased to announce our second annual Community Career Resources Fair for the residents of Valencia Gardens, low income families, the surrounding community, and job seekers in San Francisco.

The Community Career Resources Fair will be held onThursday, October 27th, 2011 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at 390 Valencia Street, San Francisco. The purpose of the Fair is to provide access to career and educational resources for low-income, disadvantaged, unemployed, and underemployed residents in our community. The organizers of this event are Valencia Gardens Resident Council (VGRC), San Francisco Professional Career Center (SFPCN), Mission Housing Development Corporation (MHDC), San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA) and John Stewart Company (JSCo). The lead contact for this event will be Martin Ugarte, Site Services Director at Valencia Gardens, you can contact him at415-553-3160 ext. 106 or mugarte@missionhousing.org.<mailto:mugarte@missionhousing.org.>.
We are recruiting public and private agencies, corporations, private businesses, temporary work agencies, nonprofits, jobs training providers, and educational institutions to participate in the Fair. I believe that your organization plays an important role in job training, career development and community supportive services and resources; therefore, we are asking you for your participation in the fair. Please help us to understand how we can make this event happen to benefit our community and have your valuable services and resources available for our community. Would you like to have a table?

Please confirm your participation.

Oct/26/2011 Fusion of the Maturing Mind 2011 Series

Posted by Richard • October 26th, 2011

fusion aging mind postcard Final 300x213 Fusion of the Maturing Mind 2011 Series

Fusion of the Maturing Mind 2011

A six-part series hosted by AgeSong Institute at Laguna Grove & Hayes Valley Care, and the Jewish Home of San Francisco

Mindfulness-based Approaches to the Maturing Mind (Part 6 of 6)
Wednesday, October 26
5:00-6:30 pm

Dr. Nader Shabahangi, AgeSong founder and CEO

Jewish Home of San Francisco
302 Silver Avenue, SF

RSVP to sfevents@agesong.com or call 415-318-8670
CEUs available for nurses, MFTs & LCSWs. Light hors d’oeuvres served.

Oct/26/2011 Online GED CLASS at Booker T.

Posted by cwilliams • October 26th, 2011






 This course will prepare you to take the GED (General Educational Development) test.

 This course will provide many resources including; baseline testing, test tips and      strategies, practice tests, recommendedbook preparations, and researched links to be read at your own leisure.

          TheGED test covers information within the five (5)-test sections:

          English, Writing, SocialStudies, Science, Math and Literature


Wednesday (9 am to 12 pm)

Thursday (9 am to 12 pm)

Friday (9 am to 11 pm)


III. CLASS LOCATION                                   

                         800 Presidio Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115

            * Students that have 80% attendance will receive a$100.00 GED Test Voucher

For more information contact

Jerry Trotter @ 415-928-6596 oremail @ jtrotter@btwcsc.org



Oct/26/2011 Helping Families to Navigate the San Francisco Unified School District System: Parent Complaint Toolkit

Posted by cwilliams • October 26th, 2011

Hello everyone-

Please see forwarded emails explaining a workshop on Wednesday, October 26
from 1-3 pm at SFUSD, 555 Franklin Street which will offer information
about the parent complaint toolkit, accessing interpretation services, and
an overview of the School Loop system and how to access and use the
system. SFUSD is encouraging staff of programs who work with Children,
Youth and Families to attend.
Jo Mestelle
Community School Coordinator @ John Muir Elementary
380 Webster Street, San Francisco, CA 94117


On 10/15/11 1:37 PM, “Brodkin, Margaret” <brodkinm@sfusd.edu> wrote:

From: Alberto Perez Rendon [alberto=sffsn.org@mail68.us2.mcsv.net] On
Behalf Of Alberto Perez Rendon [alberto@sffsn.org]
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:15 PM
To: Brodkin, Margaret
Subject: Helping Families to Navigate the San Francisco Unified School
District System: Parent Complaint Toolkit

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Helping Families to Navigate the San Francisco Unified District System:
Parent Complaint Toolkit, “School Loop” and Accessing Interpretation

The San Francisco Unified School District  in close collaboration with
community-based organizations and parents have developed a toolkit to
assist parents in the process of filing complaints and voicing concerns
to the SFUSD. Come and learn more about the toolkit and how to use it.

The Schoo Loop is an important web-based tool that parents can use keep
track of their child’s progress in school. Learn about how to assist
parents in using this tool to obtain attendance and grade reports as well
as other important information that they can use to better support their
child’s education

This training will also include a workshop about the interpretation and
translation services available at the SFUSD and how to access them.

The workshop will be facilitated by SFUSD staff

Who should attend:
Family Support management and direct service staff
 *   Staff of other programs who work with parents, children, and youth

Participants will:

 *   Learn about the new complaint filing toolkit for parents that the
SFUSF has developed in conjunction with parents and community-based
 *   Learn more about language interpretation serivces available to
parents at the SFUSD and how to access them
 *   Learn how to access the different departments within the SFUSD and

Wednesday, Ocotber 26, 2011

The San Francisco Unified School Disctrict
555 Franklin Street
Board of Education Conference Room
San Francisco, CA 94102

For More Information and to register go to:
Or Contact Alberto Perez Rendon at alberto@sffsn.org
This training is offered for free to members and non-members of the SFFSN

Alberto Perez Rendon MPH
Interim Training Coordinator
San Francisco Family Support Network
1390 Market Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 934 4837

Oct/24/2011 BART Executive Staff Assistant to the District Secretary (1st 200 applicants by 10/21)

Posted by cwilliams • October 24th, 2011

 Job  Description

Job Title: Executive Staff Assistant to the District Secretary

Job ID: 2709

 Location: Lakeside    – 23rd Floor

 Full/Part Time: Full-Time

 Regular/Temporary: Regular


Pay      and Benefits



BART offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and      benefits programs you will find anywhere. We pay at rates that are      strongly competitive in the labor market, and complement our pay program      with an outstanding benefits package.  Benefits include the renowned      CalPERS pension, excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage,      supplemental insurances, excellent paid holidays and vacation, as well as      two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART on your      behalf.  BART also saves you money in your paycheck because no      deductions are made for Social Security.



Pay      Rate



$63,811.76/ Minimum Annual Salary – $98,910.23/ Maximum Annual      Salary
Non-Rep. Pay Band 3




Posted      Date



October 17, 2011



Closing      Date



This position will close at the receipt of 200 applications or on      October 21,2011 whichever arrives first.  Only the first 200      applications will be considered.



Reports      To



District Secretary



Days      Off



Saturday and Sunday



Who      May Apply



All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not      yet BART employees



Current      Assignment



The incumbent selected for this position will provide professional      level complex and confidential administrative and analytical support to      the District Secretary.  This non supervisory administrative      position will be responsible for coordinating assigned activities with      the respective Board Officers, Executive Managers, Departments Managers,      outside agencies and organizations. The successful candidate will      interact with Board of Directors, executive staff, and public, requiring      poise, professionalism, and will maintain an understanding of District      activities and political environment. The position will also be      responsible for the coordination of administrative activities within the      office, including but not limited to: maintaining the calendar of      activities, meetings and events for the District Secretary¿s Office;      preparing expense accounts for approval; providing secretarial assistance      to the District Secretary, Assistant District Secretary and members of      the Board of Directors; administering the Board of Directors¿ database of      requests for agenda items, reports, etc.; representing the District      Secretary with the Fair Political Practices Commission and administering      the District¿s annual filing of Statements of Economic Interest for all      designated employees, Board of Directors, and consultants; and managing      the referral of customer complaints to responsible staff on behalf of the      Board of Directors.

The incumbent selected will demonstrate the      following criteria beyond the minimum qualifications:
*Demonstrated skills in organization and      planning

*Experience in preparation of minutes,      proofreading and editing documents

*Receiving and screening visitors and      telephone calls, providing information which may require the use of      judgment and interpretation of policies and procedures.

*Skill in managing databases

*Working independently using considerable      latitude and independence of actions

*Knowledge of computer software word      processing and spreadsheet applications



Essential      Job Functions



1)  Interacts with executive staff, Board of Directors, and      public, requiring poise, professionalism, and understanding of District      activities and political environment;

2)  Receives and screens visitors and      telephone calls, providing information which requires the use of judgment      and interpretation of policies and procedures;

3)  Independently researches, compiles      and summarizes a variety of informational materials;
4)  Organizes own work, sets priorities      and meets critical deadlines;

5)  Administers the District¿s and the      Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority¿s (CCJPA) Conflict of Interest      Code, ensuring the completeness, accuracy, and timely compliance of Code.     

6)  Independently composes, compiles and      prepares correspondence, reports and documents; reviews finished      materials for completeness, accuracy and compliance with District      policies and procedures and appropriate English usage;

7)  Coordinates departmental activities      with those of other District departments, including following up on projects      assigned to other departments;

8)  Completes special projects as      assigned;

9)  Opens, sorts, routes, and tracks      mail;

10)  Maintains various administrative,      reference and follow-up files;

11)   Keeps informed of pertinent      District and departmental activities;

12)  Provides secretarial assistance to      the District Secretary, Assistant District Secretary and members of the      Board of Directors, and assists other departmental staff as necessary,      providing relief in their absence;

13)  Coordinates, prepares and makes      timely distribution of agenda materials for the CCJPA; attends CCJPA      Meetings in and out of the District;

14)  Assists in contract administration;

15)  Assists in the assembly and mailing      of agendas and Board meeting materials;

16)  May coordinate travel schedules;      arrange travel details; prepare expense accounts for approval and      payment;

17)  May assist in the conducting of      District elections, including handling of citizen inquiries regarding      District boundaries and elections;

18)  May assist in preparation of the      department budget;



Minimum      Qualifications



Education: High School Diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.

Experience: Six (6) years of (full-time      equivalent) verifiable responsible secretarial, or office administrative      experience. NOTE: Two (2) years of business or secretarial school      training and experience as a department level secretary or above is      desirable.

NOTE: Skill in taking dictation by hand or stenographic      machine at a rate of 90 words per minute and transcribing it accurately      may be required.

Must be able to type at a speed of 50 net      words per minute.
Must be willing to attend evening meetings      outside the District offices, and meetings outside of the District.       Must be able to push carts and lift boxes up to 25 pounds.



Selection      Process



Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications      are met.  Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then      be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further      selection processes.

The selection process for this position may      include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and/or      an individual or panel interview.

The successful candidate must have an      employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide      copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law,      including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S.; pass a      pre-employment medical examination which includes a drug and alcohol      screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and      requirements.  Pre-employment processing will also include a      background check.  (Does not apply to current full-time District      employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations)



Application      Process



External applicants may only apply online, at      www.bart.gov/jobs.  Applicants needing assistance with the online      application process may receive additional information by calling (510)      464-6112.   

All applicants are asked to complete the      application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held,      hours worked, and a full description of duties.  On line applicants      are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to      provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a      substitute for the application form itself.

Applications must be complete by the closing      date and time listed on the job announcement.



Equal      Employment Opportunity



The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal      opportunity employer.  Applicants shall not be discriminated against      because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,      religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran      status, medical condition (cancer-related), genetic information or any      protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make      reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with      disabilities or for religious reasons.  Please advise the Human      Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination      by calling (510) 464-6112.



Other      Information



Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any      required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.






When you have successfully applied for this position you will      receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was      received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your      records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically      reference this position, please call the Employment Help Line at (510)      464-6112 for assistance.

To verify submission of your application,      click on the ‘My Career Tools’ link at the top of the ‘Careers Home Page’      after submitting your application to view the list of applications you      have submitted (including application date and status). If you have      further questions, please call the Employment Help Line at (510)      464-6112, between the hours of 8:15am – 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Oct/24/2011 Could you be our next site manager?

Posted by cwilliams • October 24th, 2011

We are hiring a new          site manager. See below for a detailed job description. Please help          us spread the word.

W. Haywood Burns Institute


Site Manager

Job Description



The W. Haywood Burns Institute for          Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity (BI) is a national non-profit          organization established to protect and improve the lives of youth of          color, poor children and their communities by ensuring fairness and          equity throughout all public and private youth serving systems. The          BI convenes local traditional and non-traditional stakeholders such          as law enforcement, the Court, prosecutors, public defenders, and          youth serving professionals, community leaders, parents and youth to          address racial and ethnic disparities in the local juvenile justice          system.


                  Specifically, BI staff leads the collaborative through a data-driven,          consensus-based process designed to identify, and if necessary,          change policies and practices that negatively impact youth of color          and poor children. The Site Manager position leads work with other BI          staff that are experts in community engagement and data and policy.


The Site Manager will report directly          to the Site Management Director.


Among other responsibilities, he or          she will:

Regularly               attend local advisory board and subcommittee meetings;
Supervise,               collaborate and provide expert technical assistance to each               local site coordinator and the local Advisory Bodies,               particularly the Chairs, to explain all aspects of the BI               process;
Conduct               orientation to any new stakeholders to the Burns Institute’s               process;
Develop               “site specific” strategies to analyze juvenile justice               data, policies and practices that may affect disproportionality;
Facilitate               productive communication among key stakeholders to ensure their               consistent participation in the BI Site-based process;
Supervise               the implementation of the BI’s self-evaluation process on the               local level; and
Understand               and analyze quantitative and qualitative data with great               facility.
Work               with BI communications staff to promote successes and noteworthy               activities in each site.


Additional Qualifications:
          The ideal candidate is a resourceful forward-thinker with a minimum          of 3 years of experience in the field of juvenile justice reform. The          successful applicant is also a highly organized, proactive, self          starter with excellent written and oral communications skills.          Importantly, the successful applicant must be extremely comfortable          speaking in public to different sized groups and diverse audiences.          The ideal candidate must be able to work collaboratively as a team in          the sites he or she will manage, and be confident making strategic          decisions about the best course of action in sites. He or she must be          able to interact diplomatically with a range of professionals          including judges, Chief Probation Officers, lawyers, community          leaders, public officials, parents, and youth. Tact, discretion,          judgment and the ability to function in a confidential capacity are          required. Applicant must be able to travel up to 70% of the time.          Bi-lingual and bi-cultural candidates are particularly desired.          Strong computer skills are required.

          How to Apply:
          APPLY IMMEDIATELY by sending a letter of interest, resume, references          and a brief, unedited writing sample to ablackmon@burnsinstitute.org.          Applications will remain open until the position is filled. Please          use “Site Manager” as the subject of your email. Only          complete applications will be reviewed. It is preferred that all          materials be submitted via email. If emailing is not possible, please          send materials (do not split a submission between email and regular          post) to W. Haywood Burns Institute, 180 Howard Street, Suite 320,          San Francisco, CA 94105.


The W. Haywood Burns Institute is an          equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and people with          disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Only candidates          selected for interview will be contacted. No relocation funds are          available.



Please visit our website to learn more          about the Burns Institute at www.burnsinstitute.org




Oct/24/2011 Executive Director -Legal (East Bay)

Posted by cwilliams • October 24th, 2011


 The Family ViolenceLaw Center locatedin Oakland, CA has partnered with national nonprofit search firm People &Systems to hire their next dynamic Executive Director.



The Family Violence LawCenter seeks to end family violence in Alameda County by providing support andadvocacy for survivors of domestic violence, changing individual and communityperceptions about relationship abuse, and advocating for change within thelegal, health, education, and criminal justice systems.

 Over the course ofmore than 30 years, the skilled, dedicated staff and volunteers of FVLC haveplayed an integral role in changing how domestic violence is perceived,addressed and prevented in Alameda County. With the support of our communitypartners, donors, and foundations, we are transforming the community’s responseto an issue

that touches thelives of countless women, children and men. Together, we can create a futurewithout domestic violence. 


Are you anexecutive-level nonprofit generalist seeking an opportunity to provideleadership, vision and strategic direction for a highly regarded agency ($1.5million+ budget) focusing on board development, increased fundraising capacityand the continued delivery of quality programs?  Are measured outcomes and theformation of meaningful relationships the cornerstone of your management styleand success? This position allows you to join the efforts of a high-functioningexecutive team operating with solid internal infrastructure to strategicallygrow the organization into the thought-leader it is poised to become.

As the ExecutiveDirector, you will guide the development and implementation of plans, ensuringbest practices; focusing on board development, finances/budgets, fundraising,program delivery, staff recruitment/development, PR outreach andcommunications. Your content knowledge, exceptional interpersonal style andeffort will help to identify and cultivate diverse individuals and corporate aswell as community leaders in the region to form relationships that will

help advance/achievethe organization’s mission.  Your administrative, fundraising and programmaticexpertise will facilitate the constant evolution and growth of quality outcomesthat change countless lives every day.



This positionrequires a mission focused professional, an advanced degree (e.g. J.D., publichealth, nonprofit administration, social work, etc.) or related experience and5+ years of senior level nonprofit management experience.  Prior experiencewith fundraising, operational planning/execution, and the complexities ofpersonnel management are a must.



By applying, you areONLY sharing your resume with People & Systems, not the hiringorganization. Your information is NEVER shared with our client without yourpermission. If selected, you will be given full disclosure about theposition/organization, allowing you to decide whether or not you wish toproceed.  All applications are 100% CONFIDENTIAL.

Send a resume andcover letter to: FVLC@peopleANDsystems.com 


visit our postingat:


Oct/24/2011 Job and Housing Informatio​n

Posted by cwilliams • October 24th, 2011


Updated: 10/20/2011


Thissection includes: job readiness classes, fairs and events; employment,internships, & stipend work

WHO:RAMP-SFAcademy and the Office of Economic Workforce Development

WHAT:JobReadiness Academy Orientation Sessions

WHERE/WHEN:November3: 1449 Webster, Western Addition One Stop; November 10: 1500 Mission, GoodwillOne Stop; November 17: 3120 Mission, Mission One Stop; ALL ORIENTATIONS STARTAT 3PM SHARP. Anyone arriving after the 3:00PM start time will be asked toattend the next available orientation.

CONTACT:Amber:awhitman@sfcc.org, 415-928-7417

NOTES:TheRAMP Academy job readiness training is a 7-week program which reduces barriersto employment, get connected to a career path, and earn a weekly educationalgrant. Applicants must be age 18-24 and SF residents. Attendance to the aboveorientation sessions is required to qualify for the September and Octobersessions. Unfortunately, we can only enroll 5 applicants per cohort from thisage group. Currently, the next available session for those 22 to 24 will startOctober 31st.


WHO:SFAdult Probation/Reentry Division

WHAT:VariousJob Openings

WHEN:Nowaccepting applications

CONTACT:Pleasevisit http://www.sfgov3.org/index.aspx?page=1820 for full Adult Probation openings.

NOTES:Since2007, the Public Defender’s Office has provided primary staffing for theReentry Council and related efforts. The advent of Public Safety Realignmentprovided the City/County of San Francisco with the opportunity to reassess howto best staff collaborative efforts to meet the needs of people returning fromjails and prisons. To that end, City leaders established the Reentry Divisionof the Adult Probation Department which now directs collaborative efforts topromote policy, operational practices, and supportive services to effectivelyimplement Public Safety Realignment, coordinate reentry services for returningadults, and engage diverse stakeholders in Citywide planning. The ReentryDivision provides lead staff for the Reentry Council of San Francisco, as wellas the Community Corrections Partnership and its Executive Committee. The AdultProbation Department is hiring a Chief of Research, Reentry Policy Coordinator,and Reentry Services Coordinator who will join Jennifer Scaife and me in theReentry Division.


WHO:Cityof Dreams

WHAT:EducationManager (Part-Time)

WHERE:BayviewHunters Point

WHEN:Nowaccepting applications

CONTACT:MikeYoshioka, City of Dreams, 415-706-5799; please call for further detailsregarding the position

NOTES: City of Dreams isseeking an energetic youth instructor for its fun and exciting afterschoolprogram! The Education Manger will assist with curriculum and materialdevelopment, will help facilitate classes of 7-12 youth, take attendance, tutoryouth ages 9-17, evaluate outcomes, and maintain order and safety. Emphasis isplaced on creating a secure learning environment to encourage study andhomework completion, including the City of Dreams 12 life lessons. EducationManager will work out of our Oakdale and Hunters Point locations each week.


WHO:Fresh& Easy Neighborhood Market

WHAT:Variousteam positions open


WHERE:3rd and CarrollLocation

NOTES:Toapply, please visit http://www.freshandeasy.com/joinus.aspx and search“San Francisco” as the keyword for available openings at the 3rd and Carrolllocation.

WHO:Literacyfor Environmental Justice

WHAT:YouthIntern Job

WHERE:1329Evans Street, San Francisco, CA

WHEN:UntilPosition is filled

CONTACT: Carlos,carlos.gonzalez@lejyouth.org or LEJ: 415-282-6840.

NOTES:Pays$10/hour. Meets typically Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm and Saturdays 9am-3pm

Meetsprimarily at the Candlestick Community Garden at 1150 Carroll Ave, withoccasional meetings at the office at 1329 Evans Street; many field tripopportunities (transportation provided).

WHO:CaliforniaLawyers for the Arts

WHAT:Spotlighton the Arts Summer 2012: Paid internships, enrichment workshops, job skills,career exploration, and more!

WHERE:Internshipand workshop sites vary

WHEN:Applicationsnow being accepted; deadline is April 15, 2012

CONTACT:JillRoisen, Program Director: 415-775-7200 X 102 orjill.roisen@calawyersforthearts.org; application also available atcalawyersforthehearts.org.

NOTES:Internshipsat art organizations, such as museums, theaters, cultural centers. Enrichmentworkshops focused on job developmental skills, financial literacy, collegepreparation, and career in the arts. Eligibility: SF youth age 14-17,low-income family, legal immigration status, interest in the arts, and noconcurrent summer employment in any other city funded programs such as MYEEP.Please reach Jill Roisen for full details.


Thissection includes: affordable housing, homeownership, homebuyer and crediteducation services

WHO:Routzand Larkin Street Youth Clinic

WHAT:Routztransitional housing and mental health services program

WHERE:1138Sutter Street, SF 94109

WHEN:Nowaccepting applications

CONTACT:Ifyou would like to refer your youth, please contact Bethany Brown 642-4504 tobegin the referral process or visit larkinstreetyouth.org

NOTES: The Routz Programis a collaboration with Larkin Street Youth Services (LSYS) and serves youth18-24 years old. The youth are expected to attend at least one group a week andhouse meetings. The youth are also required to have some structured dayactivity- LSYS can link the youth to their educational and vocational services.Each youth will be assigned a LSYS case manager who will go over the rules aswell as collaborate with primary mental health clinician. Youth pay 30% oftheir income, which is returned upon leaving the housing; they can stay up totwo years. Services include: case management, conflict resolution and evictionprevention services, advocacy and intervention, educational/vocationalassessment and services, independent living skills groups, recreational andcommunity activities, and more.

___________________________________________________________________________________WHO: San Francisco Housing Development Corporation (SFHDC)

WHAT:Firsttime homebuyer workshop

WHERE:4439Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

WHEN:3rd Saturday of everymonth, Registration required

CONTACT:Careemat 415-822-1022

NOTES:SFHDChas developed the following rental, owner occupied, or special needs housingprojects in Bayview: 4445 Third St, Keith St. Homes (10 single family homes),Garnett Terrance (28 single family affordable townhouses). Currently providingconsulting on Providence Senior Apartments (50 units of senior housing) andworking with the Mayor’s office of housing on 4800 Third St (18 units ofhousing for sale).

WHO:SanFrancisco Housing Development Corporation (SFHDC)

WHAT:FinancialEmpowerment workshop, Credit, Budget, Savings

WHERE:4439Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

WHEN:4th Thursday everymonth, Registration required

CONTACT:Careemat 415-822-1022

NOTES:SFHDChas developed the following rental; owner occupied or special needs housingprojects in Bayview: 4445 Third St, Keith St. Homes (10 single family homes),Garnett Terrance (28 single family affordable townhouses). Currently providingconsulting on Providence Senior Apartments (50 units of senior housing) andworking with the Mayor’s office of housing on 4800 Third St (18 units ofhousing for sale).


Thissection includes: events, forums, town halls, beautification projects, &volunteer opportunities


WHAT:“AskDr. Randall” Community Conversation

WHERE:MalcolmX Academy, 350 Harbor Road

WHEN:Friday,October 21, 11am-12:30pm


NOTES:Getyour questions answered regarding: A.D.D., P.T.S.D., “Medication:Positive and Negative Effects”, “How to find the righttherapist”, and more! Dr. Randall is the Medical Director at EdgewoodCenter and a certified child and adolescent psychologist and has trained over50 child psychiatrists in the past 12 years. Parents and caregivers who haveschool age children are strongly encouraged to attend!

WHO: TAY (TransitionalAge Youth) SF, City and County of SF, Adolescent Health Working Group

WHAT:Youthand Young Adult Brain Development conference

WHERE:TheBahai Center, 170 Valencia St, SF

WHEN:October21, 9am-1pm

CONTACT:Pleaseregister online at www.ahwg.net/onevent/events.php

NOTES:Designedfor multidisciplinary providers serving TAY aged 16-24 in workforce, housing,health justice, and education programs in SF. Join service providers acrossdisciplines to learn how to strengthen coordination of services across systemsand to create seamless, comprehensive support for TAY. By the end of theworkshop, participants will be able to: discuss the relationship betweenadolescent brain development, decision-making, and behavior; identify the waysin which adolescent brain development is affected by trauma; improvecollaboration between SF transitional age youth. Workshop is free.


WHO:FinancialPlanning Association

WHAT:SanFrancisco Financial Planning Day

WHERE:UCHastings College of the Law, Snodgrass Hall, 198 McAllister, San Francisco, CA94102 WHEN: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 9am-4pm

CONTACT:Pleaseregister at http://tinyurl.com/44576tk and visithttp://financialplanningdays.org/Content/RegistrationFAQ.aspx?City=San%20Francisco&rt=Applicantfor more information

NOTES:TheCity and County of San Francisco, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of SanFrancisco and the Financial Planning Association of San Francisco invite you toattend the 2nd Annual San Francisco Financial Planning Day. Last yearapproximately 500 San Franciscans and volunteers joined the event; this yearthey anticipate approximately 800 attendees! You will be able to meetone-on-one with dozens of professional financial planners and certified creditcounselors to discuss your personal finance questions, concerns and interest.Whether you need guidance with basic financial planning, credit, debtmanagement or more specialized advice on retirement planning, investmentstrategies, estate planning, tax issues, insurance, or employee benefits, over80 highly competent and ethical financial planners and certified creditcounselors will be able to assist you. And you can consult with more than oneplanner!


WHO:OldSkool Café and other local food vendors

WHAT:BayviewBBQ and Blues Festival

WHERE:MendellPlaza, 1429 Mendell St 94124 (3rd Street & Oakdale/Palou)

WHEN:SaturdayOctober 22, 12-5PM

CONTACT: josh@oldskoolcafe.org

NOTES:Enjoytasty treats from Old Skool Café youth grilling with BBQ Master/Local LegendChief William Sifferman. Other treats available from Christina Marie Pastries,Jablow’s Meats, Garden Cooking demo with Radio Africa & Kitchen, andmore local food and drinks! Music performances by the Charles Unger Experienceand the James H. Thornton III Blues Band and more! Proceeds benefit local youthprograms.


WHO:TheSuperintendent’s Zone Pre-K-12

WHAT:ParentTreasures Reading Workshop

WHERE:BretHarte Elementary School (PreK-5), 1035 Gilman Street, SF, 94124

WHEN:Wednesday,October 26, 2011, 5:30-7:00pm

CONTACT:EmilyWade-Thompson, 415-920-5014

NOTES:Childcareand food will be provided


WHO:BayviewBeacon @ Burton High school a program of the Bayview YMCA WHAT: DiaDe Los Muertos Sugar Skull, Marigold Paper Flower, Papel Picado InteractiveWorkshop and Potluck. WHERE: 400 Mansell Street, Room 200, SF CA94134 WHEN: October 27, 2011, 6pm-7:30pm

CONTACT:Learnmore at bayviewbeacon.org <http://www.bayviewbeacon.org > or call Claudiaat (415) 337-7991.

Note:This workshop is Free. Bring a dish to share! Materials provided. FREE, FUN,FOOD, FRIENDS!


WHO:BayviewHunters Point Foundation

WHAT:BayviewHunters Point Violence Prevention Summit presents, “NO MORE VIOLENCE, NOMORE PAIN”

WHEN/WHERE:Thursday,October 27, 6-10PM, Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theater, 4705Third Street (between Newcomb & Oakdale Avenues), San Francisco, CA 94124

CONTACT:BayviewOpera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theater, 415-824-0386

NOTES:BayviewHunters Point Foundation presents the Bayview Hunters Point Violence PreventionSummit, “NO MORE VIOLENCE, NO MORE PAIN.” Come let your voice beheard as the community gathers to explore how we can sustain our community’slongevity!

GuestSpeaker: CCSF Dean & Professor Torrance L. Bynun

Otherinvited Guests incude: Office of the Mayor Edwin Lee, Bayview Station, District10 Supervisor Malia Cohen, Sheriff’s office & The Healing Circle


WHO:Sponsoredby TARC, Mitchell Kapor Foundation, Urban Services YMCA, PACT Inc, NAACP

WHAT:2011College and Career Fair for Middle/High School students and families

WHERE:WestBay Conference Center at 1290 Fillmore Street in SF

WHEN:Saturday,October 29th, 2011 11am-2pm


NOTES:Freeevent and lunch will be provided! Colleges attending include: UC Berkeley, SFState, Cal State Eastbay, Skyline College, College of San Mateo, NCP College ofNursing, WyoTech, Heald College, International Culinary School, City College ofSF, Art Institute, and more! Workshops include “How to Get Money forCollege”, “College Admission Process”, and otherinformational sessions for students.


WHO:JonesMemorial United Methodist Church, UC Berkeley, 100% College Prep Institute,SFO, and more

WHAT:CollegeBoot Camp (Students grade 6-12 are invited to attend)

WHERE:JonesMemorial United Methodist Church: 1975 Post St, SF, 94115, 415-921-7653

WHEN:Saturday,October 29, 2011, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

CONTACT:R.S.V.P.and Submit Application via email to bootcamp4college@yahoo.com or via fax to(415) 657-9703

NOTES:Workshopsinclude: What is expected in a personal statement for college (Presenter: RonMarshall, U.C. Berkeley); The value of internships and select internshipopportunities (Presenter: Flynn Bradley, The San Francisco Airport); Thedifferences between Junior Colleges, State Universities, Private Colleges, andHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (Presenter: Diane Gray, BayviewAssociation for Youth, 100% College Prep Institute); College Rap Session (Presenters:Currently enrolled college students). Information available: Scholarshipinformation and free testing services for SAT and ACT; Financial Aid and theFAFSA application; Youth and Entrepreneurship program at Skyline Junior College(YEP). Continental breakfast and free lunch will be provided!


WHO:ThirdStreet Corridor Project, Bayview Opera House, over a dozen local eateries, andmore!

WHAT:“Treatand Eat” Halloween Celebration

WHERE:BayviewOpera House (4705 Third Street)

WHEN:Sunday,October 30, 1-6pm

CONTACT:JamesMoore, Program Manager (Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, Bayview) at415-647-3728 or by email at jmoore@rencenter.org.

NOTES:Inaddition to tasty local food – featuring BBQ, seafood, Soul Food, andhomemade sweets – other treats will include FREE family friendlyactivities in and around the landmark Bayview Opera House including: PumpkinPainting for children, A Haunted House, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, CostumeContest, Face Painting, and more. The cost of a ticket is $10 for adults, $5for seniors and $2 for children (12 and under). The vendors will also offer afamily 4 pack for only $20. Each ticket holder can sample food from all 14participating restaurants, including: Auntie April’s, Las Isleta’s,Old Skool Café, Yvonne’s Southern Sweets, Frisco Fried, Frank’s BBQand Seafood, and more!



WHAT:2012-2013Public School Enrollment Fair

WHERE:ConcourseExhibition Center, 620 7thStreet@ Brannan St.

WHEN:Saturday,Nov 5th, 10am-3pm

CONTACT:DarleneLim, 415-241-6087, limd1@sfusd.edu

NOTES:Importantdeadlines: Apply by January 27, 2012; School offers go out March 16, 2012.There will be workshops on the application process, the elementary to middleschool feeder patterns, applying for immersion and other language programs,Transitional Kindergarten, Special Education, the Lowell application process,and after school programs. All schools will be represented at the Fair.



WHAT:MulticulturalThanksgiving Potluck

WHERE:ParentUniversity @ Malcolm X Academy 350 Harbor Road

WHEN:Tuesday,November 22, 11am-1pm


NOTES:Pleasecome share your favorite dish and enjoy delicious food and camaraderie.


WHO:UCSFOutdoor Program

WHAT:Universityof California San Francisco Outdoor Programs Kayak Adventure

CONTACT:KirkMcLaughlin, 415/502-2121, Mission Creek, Mission Bay/South of Market; Dr.Patrick Tierney (San Francisco State University), 415/338-1531 Lake Merced,Lakeshore/Sunset District

NOTES:Freeunder scholarship program: Take your group on an urban aquatic adventure! UCSFOutdoor Programs has 440 full-scholarship spots for sea kayaking outings onMission Creek for young people over 8 years old. Sign up a group for a weeklongday camp sailing and kayaking on Lake Merced. Make arrangements directly withthe program. Ability to swim strongly preferred but not mandatory


WHO:QuesadaGarden Initiative

WHAT:SaturdayVolunteer Tradition

WHERE:1700block of Quesada, 1747 Quesada (under the Canary Island Date Palms trees, justwest of 3rdStreet).

WHEN:EverySaturday, 10:00am to 1:00 pm

CONTACT:JacobWatta (Jacob.Watta@gmail.com, or 415.822.0800) www.QuesadaGardens.org.

NOTES: Quesada Gardens,the home-grown grassroots network of gardens, gathering spaces, and public artprojects, introduces Bayview’s newest tradition: Saturday community volunteerparties. Why stay indoors or travel out of the neighborhood when you can havefun volunteering in your own community?


WHAT:Volunteersneeded for one-on-one tutoring in reading with elementary school students

WHERE:BretHarte Elementary School, 1035 Gilman Avenue, San Francisco, CA

WHEN:Mondaythrough Thursdays, 45 minute sessions take place between 12:45pm and 5:00pm

CONTACT:BrittanyPrince, Site Coordinator, bprince@readingpartners.org or 415-330-1520 x3211

NOTES:ReadingPartners is a local nonprofit organization that provides one-on-one tutoringfor

studentswho read below grade level. No experience required–the program providestraining and a

guidedcurriculum to follow. With just one 45 minute session each week you can make adifference in a

child’slife: One tutor. One child. Infinite possibilities.

WHO:NationalSummer Learning Association

WHAT:2011National Conference on Summer Learning

WHERE:HyattRegency, SF

WHEN:November15-16, 2011

CONTACT:pleasevisit http://www.summerlearning.org/?page=conference for full conferencedetails and application instructions

NOTES:Learnresearch-based methods and techniques that can revolutionize education duringsummer and year-round. Make the most of strategic partnerships that cangalvanize groups and get entire communities involved the in the summer learningprocess. Enjoy engaging speakers at more than 60 workshops and general sessionsthat have been tailored to take your knowledge and skills to the next level,whether you’re new to summer learning or an experienced program director.Earn a certificate of participation for completing 16 classroom hours byattending the conference.


WHO:MayorEd Lee and the San Francisco Department of Child Support Services, in partnershipwith San Francisco Fire Fighter’s Union Local 798

WHAT:2011San Francisco Children’s Toy Festival

WHERE:SanFrancisco City Hall

WHEN:Tuesday,December 6th, 9am-12noon

CONTACT:Parents,organizations, and agencies must complete a RSVP form and send todcsstoyfestival@sfgov.org

NOTES:Children12 and under, accompanied by an adult or organization, are invited to join theToy Festival to receive a holiday toy and a free Santa meet-and-greet!Refreshments and other community resources will be available.


Thissection includes: presentations, workshops, classes, study groups, and bookclub


WHAT:FreeYouth Electronics Classes

WHERE:Cityof Dreams, 1030 Oakdale Avenue

WHEN:Thursday,10/20, 4-6 pm, Wednesday, 10/26, 4-6 pm, Thursday, 10/27, 4-6 pm

CONTACT:JohnWeiss, john@bvhpradio.org, 415-68-WHEEL (415-689-4335), bvhpradio.org/boom

NOTES: BOOM classes areopen to youths and young adults who live in, or were born in, or grew up inBayview Hunters Point. Low-income, mature teens and young adults, attend ourFREE electronics class, and we’ll help you assemble a small, portable soundsystem. We got amplifiers, woofers, tweeters, and tools. You can build yourmobile BOOM box for a bicycle, a scooter, even a skateboard. After you playyour favorite tracks in The Bayview BOOM Parade, with the sound system YOUBUILT, you get to KEEP your sound system. For free! (You must attend twoclasses to qualify for a free sound system. You need to provide your own musicsource, such as an mp3 player, CD player, or cell phone. You need to provideyour own bike for the parade.) BOOM Parade Date: Saturday, October 29,11 am, in Bayview Hunters Point. Check bvhpradio.org/boom for route.


WHO:3rd Street Youth Centerand Clinic and Push Dance Company

WHAT:CreativeDance workshop

WHERE:51903rd Street, SF 94124



NOTES:PushDance Company is a project-based, fun, energetic dance company, which offersstudents varied exercises and dance techniques. Members will assist inchoreographing their own/group piece to be performed.


WHO:3rd Street Youth Centerand Clinic

WHAT:StreetMusic Productions workshop

WHERE:51903rd Street, SF, 94124


CONTACT:ChristopherStreet, 415-822-1707 X 305

NOTES:BayviewHunter’s Point Community Gospel Choir, GarageBand Audio Recording Course,Ukelele meet up/Share group, songwriting and composition course, hand drumming,and more!


WHO:3rd Street Youth Centerand Clinic

WHAT:MartialArts workshop

WHERE:51903rd Street, SF, 94124


CONTACT:ChristopherStreet, 415-822-1707 X 305

NOTES:Experienceelements of yoga, taekwondo, kung fu, and kempo in this energetic anddisciplinary course!


WHO:3rd Street Youth Centerand Clinic

WHAT:HealthyNutrition and Cooking demonstration

WHERE:51903rd Street, SF, 94124


CONTACT:ChristopherStreet, 415-822-1707 X 305

NOTES:Learnhow to create simple, fun, and inexpensive healthy meals!


WHO:Sponsorsfor Educational Opportunity Program

WHAT:SEOScholars Program (incoming high school students)

WHEN:Nowaccepting applications for class program beginning in September

CONTACT:AliciaParise, Bay Area Program Assistant, Scholars Program 415 691-1025,aparise@seo-usa.org

NOTES: For more than 40 years,the SEO Scholars Program has helped motivated low-income students in New YorkCity develop the academic, social and leadership skills they need to gainadmission to and succeed at the nation’s top colleges. It is a freeout-of-school program open to students attending public school. SEO is excitedto announce the launch of the SEO Scholars Program in San Francisco in fall of2011, and currently accepting applications for the first class of 24 students.To be an SEO Scholar, a candidate must: · Regularly attend school · Have a 2.0GPA · Be able to attend Scholars out-of-school programming · Be attending anSFUSD (non-charter) high school in the fall of 2011. Please visitwww.seo-usa.org/scholarsadmissions to apply!


Who:BayviewBeacon @ Burton High school a program of the Bayview YMCA What: FREEGED, ESL, and COMPUTER BASICS classes Where: 400 Mansell Street, SF CA94134 When: GED every Mon @ 6:30pm-8:30pm & every Sat @9:30am-11:30am, Computer classes every Mon @ 6pm-8pm, ESL classes every Tue andThu @6pm-8pm.

Contact:Learnmore at bayviewbeacon.org <http://www.bayviewbeacon.org > or call Claudiaat (415) 337-7991.

Note:Theseclasses are free. ESL is designed to improve your English speaking skills,computer skills, and prepare you for GED testing.


WHO:BayviewBeacon @ Burton High school a program of the Bayview YMCA WHAT: FREEGED, ESL, and COMPUTER BASICS classes WHERE: 400 Mansell Street,SF CA 94134 WHERE: GED in English every Mon @ 6:30pm-8:30pm &every Sat @ 9:30am-11:30am, Computer classes every Mon @ 6pm-8pm, ESL classesevery Tue and Thu @ 6pm-8pm.

CONTACT:Learnmore at bayviewbeacon.org or call Claudia at (415) 337-6742.

NOTE:Theseclasses are free. ESL is designed to improve your English speaking skills,computer skills, and prepare you for GED testing.

WHO:BayviewBeacon @ Burton High School (a program of the Bayview YMCA) WHAT: FREEGED, ESL, and COMPUTER BASICS classes WHERE: 400 Mansell Street,SF CA 94134 WHEN: GED in English every Wed @ 6pm-8pm & everySat @ 9:30am-11:30am, GED in Spanish every Wed @ 6pm-8pm & every Sat @9:30am-11:30am, Computer classes every Thu @ 6pm-8pm, ESL classes every Thu10am-12pm (at Bayview YMCA, 1601 Lane Street, SF), and every Sat @9:30am-11:30am at Burton HS.

CONTACT:Learnmore at bayviewbeacon.org or call Claudia at (415) 337-7991.

NOTES:Theseclasses are free. ESL is designed to improve your English speaking skills,computer skills, and prepare you for GED testing. GED classes are offered inEnglish and Espanol.

WHO:TAPP’sYoung Family Resource Center

WHAT:Preparingfor Fatherhood, expecting fathers under age 24

WHERE:2730Bryant Street, 2ndFloorSan Francisco CA

WHEN:TBDDepending on the RSVP’s, Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm

CONTACT:ClaudiaAyala, 415-635-8300 Ext 516

NOTES:Curriculumon pregnancy and parenting to help male teens/young adult’s transitionmore successfully into parenthood and strengthen their relationship with theirpartners.

WHO: Renaissance Bayview


WHEN:3801Third Street, Suite 616, San Francisco, CA 94124

CONTACT:415-647-3728ext. 402

NOTES:Thebest way to learn about all of the programs and services we offer at ourBayview site is to attend the Bayview “Launching Your Business”course. To do so, contact us! www.rencenter.org

WHO:BayviewBeacon @ Burton High school a program of the Bayview YMCA WHAT: FREEGED, ESL, and COMPUTER BASICS classes WHERE: 400 Mansell Street,SF CA 94134 WHEN: GED in English every Wed @ 6pm-8pm & everySat @ 9:30am-11:30am, Computer classes every Mon @ 6pm-8pm, ESL classes everyTue 6pm-8pm at Burton HS.

CONTACT:Learnmore at bayviewbeacon.org, http://www.bayviewbeacon.org, or call Claudia at(415) 337-7991 or email at mlodia@ymcasf.org.

NOTE:Theseclasses are free. ESL is designed to improve your English speaking skills,computer skills, and prepare you for GED testing. GED classes are offered inEnglish and Espanol.

WHO:SFPublic Library, Bayview Branch

WHAT:FreeSAT Classes

WHERE:Forschedule, information and registration go tohttp://www.successlinktutoring.com/SFPL/

WHEN:Forschedule, information and registration go tohttp://www.successlinktutoring.com/SFPL/


NOTES:Thisyear, the library will be hosting two SAT workshops: a 10 hour and a 3 hour SATintensive.

Anoutreach presentation can explain the application process for citizensinterested in serving on the civil grand jury; answer questions about the timecommitment; and how issues are selected



WHERE:127Collingwood Street; Muni Lines: 24, 33, 37, F, K, L, M

WHEN:EveryTuesday, 4-6PM


NOTES:Transmagicis a space for trans, genderqueer folks & allies age 24 and under.



WHAT:M.E.E.T.(Men Educating and Empowering Together)

WHERE:127Collingwood Street; Muni Lines: 24, 33, 37, F, K, L, M

WHEN:EveryFriday 4-6PM

CONTACT:Derrick@lyric.org,(415) 703-6150 X 15

NOTES:Asafe space to discuss male privilege, sex and healthy relationships, violenceagainst men, body image, and other issues. For GBTQQ men age 24 and under.Allies are also welcome.




WHERE:127Collingwood Street; Muni Lines: 24, 33, 37, F, K, L, M

WHEN:Honeymeets every Wednesday from 4-6Pm; Gloss meets every 4th Wednesday of themonth from 6:30-8:00PM.


NOTES: Honey is a spacefor queer girls and allies under 24. Gloss (Girls Loving Our Sassy Selves) is agroup for femme identified people age 24 and under. Dinner is served and Munitokens are available.



Thissection includes: on-going health, wellness and enrichment activities inneighborhood centers

WHO:SanFrancisco Department of Public Health

WHAT:2011-2012Influenza Program Flu Shots

WHERE:SoutheastHealth Center, 2401 Keith St.

WHEN:Mondays,Wednesdays, Fridays, October 17-December 30th: 8:00-10:00am

CONTACT:415-671-7000or www.sfcdcp.org/flu

NOTES:Protectyourselves and your loved ones; get a flu shot! Health department sponsored fluclinics for adults age 18 and over. All shots cost $10; cash only (no Medicareor insurance accepted). For more info, call 311.


WHO:Departmentof Public Health

WHAT:FreeClipper Card Holders and Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP) info

CONTACT:Youmay request materials by email ( Isabel.Auerbach@sfdph.org) or phone (575-5684)

NOTES:Thenew holders are in four different colors (red, blue, green, and purple) and areall trilingual (English, Spanish, and Chinese). They feature a safe sleepmessage, “Back to Sleep,” and the toll-free Maternal, Child, andAdolescent Health Section (MCAH) health/dental referral line (1-800-300-9950).


WHO:BayviewTLC Family Resource Center program of the Bayview YMCA

WHAT:SubstanceAbuse Education

WHERE:BayviewYMCA, 1601 Lane Street, 2ndFloor,SF CA 94124

WHEN:Women’sClass, Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm

CONTACT:JamesMartin, (415) 822-9404 Ext. 241

NOTES:Thissupport group will focus on relapse prevention and learning skills to aid inyour sobriety and/or recovery. Referral to residential or outpatient treatmentprograms. Refreshments provided.

WHO:BayviewTLC Family Resource Center a program of the Bayview YMCA

WHAT:HealingCircle Support Group

WHERE:BayviewYMCA, 1601 Lane Street, 3rd Floor, SF CA 94124

WHEN:Wednesdays6:00 – 8:00pm

CONTACT:FayeHenderson, (415) 822-9404 ext. 236

NOTES:Thisis a voluntary support group focusing on promoting a “deep personal senseof inner peace” though non- medicinal practices and self-rejuvenation.Refreshments provided.


WHAT:AdultBasketball & Fitness

WHERE:BayviewYMCA, 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA

WHEN:EveryThursday, 10:00am-11:00am

CONTACT:MichaelBennett, 415-794-9274

NOTES: Join the YMCA foradult basketball, exercise workshops, fitness equipment, and nutritionaltrainings!

WHO:BayviewTLC Family Resource Center a program of the Bayview YMCA

WHAT:LifeSkills Support Group (limited space)

WHERE:BayviewYMCA, 1601 Lane Street 3rd Floor, SF CA 94124

WHEN:Wednesdays5:30pm – 7:30 pm

CONTACT:CordeliaHarper (415) 822-9404 ext. 237

NOTES:Incentivesfor consecutive class attendance and at graduation. Dinner provided for thisclass, child care provided during this class.

WHO: Bayview Beacon @Burton High school

WHAT:YouthDancercise Program

WHERE:400Mansell Street, SF CA 94134 in the Dance Room

WHEN:EveryThursday 4:00pm- 5:30pm CONTACT: Nicole at 415.469.4550 ext.13273

NOTES:Youthshould wear comfortable clothing and shoes because we will be dancing our wayto fitness! No experience needed! The goal of this program is to get in shape,build confidence and have fun while doing it!



WHERE:1601Lane Street, Gymnasium, San Francisco

WHEN:EveryThursday at 6pm & every Saturday at 10:30am

CONTACT:MichaelBennett, 415-794-9274, mbennett@ymcasf.org, or Gigi, Instructor 415-235-8185

WHO:ParentUniversity an Edgewood Family Resource Center WHAT: Creative ArtsExpression. Paint, bead, quilt, draw, act, make jewelry and express yourcreativity!

WHERE:MalcolmX Academy 350 Harbor Rd, San Francisco, CA WHEN: Every Tuesday11:30am-1:00pm CONTACT: For more info: 415-375-7630 NOTES:All Parent University events are free, the group is bilingual Spanish/English.The group offers a delicious lunch and children are welcome.

WHO:ParentUniversity an Edgewood Family Resource Center WHAT: Music Classfor Toddlers

WHERE:BayviewOpera House 4705, Third Street, San Francisco CA WHEN: EveryThursday 11:00am-12:00pm CONTACT: For more info: 415-375-7630 NOTES:Drums, rattles, singing/ caregivers with their young children, birth to 5 yearsold. Engage children and hope promote learning through all the senses.

WHO:ParentUniversity an Edgewood Family Resource Center and the Bayview Opera House

WHAT:Fingersand Toes @ Bayview Opera House Parent-child yoga class. This is an innovativeway to get children and parents in their bodies and stretching and growingtogether. Armando creates a peaceful, allowing atmosphere where everyone canlearn yoga and explore. Ideal for toddlers and their caregivers. Context:Parent University is an Edgewood Family Resource Center located in Malcolm X

Academy in Hunter’s View. We providemany different classes with a focus on support, community and enrichment to thebeautiful families (with children birth to 5 years old) of the Bayview.Everyone is welcome whether parent, caregiver, auntie, or uncle!

WHEN:EveryFriday from 10:00am-11:00am

WHERE:BayviewOpera House 4705 3rdSt.,SF, CA 94124. Contact us by phone for further information 415-375-7630.

NOTES:AllParent University events are free.

WHO:ParentUniversity an Edgewood Family Resource Center

WHAT:Playand Glow @ Parent University

WHERE:ParentUniversity @ Malcolm X Academy 350 Harbor Rd, San Francisco, CA 94124. Contactus by phone for further information 415-375-7630.

WHEN:EveryMonday 10-11:30am

CONTACT:EricaRath, 415-725-0299, ericar@edgewood.org

NOTES:Innovativeactivities & play with a focus on child development and parent-childbonding. Exploration of the 5 senses, laying the foundation of early literacyin a fun and learning oriented environment with a focus on parental mirroringof a child’s natural curiosity and interest in playing. Parent Universityis an Edgewood Family Resource Center located in Malcolm X Academy inHunter’s View. We provide many different classes with a focus on support,community and enrichment to the beautiful families (with children birth to 5years old) of the Bayview. Everyone is welcome whether parent, caregiver,auntie, or uncle! All Parent University events are free. This group offers adelicious lunch. Se habla español.


Thissection includes: grants, donations, and federal and local fundingopportunities

WHO:PrudentialFinancial, Inc and National Association of Secondary School Principals

WHAT:PrudentialSpirit of Community Awards Program

WHEN:November1, 2011 Deadline

CONTACT:pleasevisit http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=353300014 for fulldetails

NOTES:ThePrudential Spirit of Community Awards program annually honors middle and highschool students across the U.S. for helping to improve their communitiesthrough volunteer activities. The program’s goals are to applaud young peoplewho already are making a positive difference in their towns and neighborhoodsthrough awards varying from $1000 to $5000 and the possibility of being honoredwith an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for a recognition ceremony.


WHO:ShipyardTrust for the Arts (STAR) WHAT: Artist-in-Residence Program (AIR)WHEN: Now accepting applications; November 5th Deadline CONTACT:For full program and application details please visitwww.shipyardtrust.org or contact info@shipyardtrust.org

NOTES:Goalsof the program include: to make a bridge between the existing artist communityand BVHP neighborhood; to assist in the professional development of artists; toprovide an opportunity for the public to be educated about the residencyprogram. This grant gives the opportunity to have a full-time studio at theShipyard, allowing artists to concentrate on creative work and be a part of the

nation’s largest community of finearts professionals. The period of residence is for 18 months and provides a largeworking studio space. Full details available on Shipyard Trust for theArts’ website.


WHO:SanFrancisco Foundation/ One Nation Bay Area Project

WHAT:Requestfor Proposal

WHEN:Applicationswill be accepted between November 7 and December 9, 2011.

CONTACT:http://www.sff.org/about/whats-new/announcing-the-launch-of-the-one-nation-bay-area-project-building-inclusive-and-pluralistic-communitiesor full RFP at http://www.sff.org/programs/documents-programs/ONBA%20Small%20Grants%202011-2012%20RFP-FINAL.pdf

NOTES:TheOne Nation Bay Area Project provides a unique opportunity for The San FranciscoFoundation to enhance our current Immigrant Integration and FAITHS Program grantmakingand civic engagement activities while building new partnerships that involveMuslim-serving and Muslim-led organizations. To this end, The One Nation BayArea Project will make small grants up to $10,000 to support civic engagementefforts that bring together American Muslim and non-Muslim leaders andresidents to address community issues of common concern.


WHO:YouthService America and State Farm

WHAT:StateFarm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants

WHEN:November9, 2011 Deadline

CONTACT:Pleasevisit http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=354000029 for fulldetails and application instructions

NOTES:StateFarm and Youth Service America are offering grants of up to $1,000 for thepromotion of service-learning projects in K-12 public schools. Applicants mustbe a teacher, service-learning coordinator, or student (age 5 to 25) in a K-12public school; or a staff member or youth in a community-based organizationworking within a K-12 public school. Projects must serve a real community needand have intentional learning goals (content or academic standards thatstudents will meet by developing and implementing the service-learningproject). Students should participate in a meaningful way at every stage of theproject.


WHO:NationalGardening Association and Home Depot Garden Club

WHAT:YouthGarden Grants

WHEN:Nowaccepting applications; November 28th deadline

CONTACT:Pleasevisit http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=355600036 forcomplete description and application details.

NOTES:TheNational Gardening Association will award Youth Garden Grants to schools andcommunity organizations in the United States working to conduct child-centeredgarden programs. Schools, youth groups, community centers, camps, clubs,treatment facilities, and inter-generational groups in the U.S. are eligible toapply. One hundred grants are available through the 2011 grant cycle. Fiveprograms will receive gift cards valued at $1,000 (a $500 gift card to the HomeDepot and a $500 gift card to the Gardening with Kids catalog, as well as educationalmaterials from NGA). Ninety-five programs will receive a $500 gift card to theHome Depot and educational materials from NGA.


WHO:Alliancefor Young Artists & Writers

WHAT:ScholasticArt and Writing Awards Invites entries from creative teens

WHEN: Deadlines forsubmitting work vary by region and generally range from December 15, 2011,through January 15, 2012.

CONTACT:Pleasevisit http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=356600020 for fulldetails and link to RFP

NOTES:Creativeteens in grades 7-12 are invited to submit work in twenty-eight categories ofart and writing, including film and animation, video game design, sculpture,photography, fashion design, poetry, journalism, humor, dramatic script, andscience fiction. Student submissions are judged on the regional level by thealliance’s affiliates, with the top winning works then presented to nationalpanels of creative leaders to determine which will receive the highest honors.Fifteen graduating high school seniors will be awarded with Portfolio GoldMedals, which include a $10,000 scholarship.



WHAT:TheNational Geographic Student Expeditions Scholarship Program

WHERE:Featuredcountries and sites vary by program

WHEN:Nowaccepting applications; March 1, 2012 Deadline

CONTACT:Pleasevisit http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=357100008 forcomplete details and application instructions

NOTES:Theprogram provides financial support to high school students who are seekingeducational summer experiences they otherwise could not afford. The programseeks to provide opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds and toenhance the group dynamic and learning opportunities for everyone involved Thescholarship program generally considers students eligible if their parents’combined income is less than $50,000 and they have few other assets.



WHAT:SmallGrants Program up to $10,000/ Requests for Proposals


CONTACT:Pleasevisit http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=352900028 for fulldetails on grant guidelines.

NOTES:TheKimball Foundation has announced a small grants program that will considerrequests of $10,000 or less on a rolling basis from organizations that have aone-time emergency need or that propose to pilot a new program. The intent ofthis program is to be responsive to the needs of the nonprofit community, toencourage new ideas within the field, to boost small programs, and to supportorganizations that the Kimball Foundation has not yet funded. ______________________________________________________________________________

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WHEN:Ongoing;funding and grant opportunities updated regularly


NOTES:Gainknowledge about grantmakers, their grants, and all aspects of fundraising,philanthropy, and nonprofit management. We invite you to use our library whereyou can search for prospective foundation funders using the FoundationDirectory Online Professional free of charge, along with our growingcollection of books, periodicals, and other print and electronic resources.


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