Nov/30/2016 3rd Street Village PopUp – Grand Opening – 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Posted by lgannon • November 30th, 2016

Nov/30/2016 Breakthrough SF Seeks 4th Grade Applicants! – Apply by February 10, 2017

Posted by lgannon • November 30th, 2016

 

Dear Breakthrough San Francisco Supporters,

 

We hope that you had a wonderful holiday and this message finds you well. Breakthrough San Francisco is pleased to announce that we have opened the application process for motivated fourth graders in San Francisco!

 

 

What is Breakthrough?

 

Breakthrough SF is an amazing opportunity for students and families. Accepted students participate in our year-round, tuition-free, out of school-time programming until the end of middle school with additional low-touch programming throughout high school. Our goal is to support motivated students on the path to college by helping them develop the skills they need to be successful in an academically rigorous setting. We offer year-round enrichment and support, and we provide middle school, high school and college admissions support.

 

 

 

Breakthrough Program Details

 

 

This is an eight year commitment (grades 5-12) for students who know they want to go to college and are willing to take advantage of the great opportunities and resources Breakthrough has to offer.

 

  • Academically intensive, skills-based summer programming the summers before 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades
  • Comprehensive school-year programming with after-school tutoring and enrichment twice a week during the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade school years
  • Cultural capital building Saturday field trips once per semester
  • Middle and high school admissions support to enter top-tier schools
  • Test prep, college visits, admissions counseling, and personal enrichment from us or one of our partner organizations during the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades
  • Students must demonstrate academic motivation and financial need
  • See our website for more information

 

 

Spreading the Word to Students

 

 Our team would be happy to do a 30-minute presentation for your students and/or families in December or January. Our schedule is flexible – if you are interested, please call or email Trisha Regine Fuerte (415-568-3669 or trisha@breakthroughsf.org) if you would like to set up a presentation.

 

 

 

Application Deadline

 

Applications are due Friday, February 10, 2017 and are available in Chinese, English and Spanish. We would be happy to drop off paper copies for your school or organization as well. You can find the electronic versions on our website.

 

Nov/30/2016 Booker T. Washington Housing Application Instructions

Posted by lgannon • November 30th, 2016

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Nov/30/2016 Summer 2017 Paid Internship with Project Pull – Apply by February 28, 2016

Posted by lgannon • November 30th, 2016

The 2017 Project Pull Summer Internship application is now available. Project Pull is a paid summer internship program that offers local youth the opportunity to learn skills and values in leadership, teamwork, integrity, creativity, community service and self-empowerment. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 28, 2017. For your reference, I’ve pasted the eligibility details below. Please also note that students must submit an essay and one (1) letter of recommendation from a current teacher or counselor from their school who can describe their skills, abilities and capacity to participate in Project Pull. Please email sfprojectpull1996@gmail.com if you have questions or need further information.

Feel free to share this opportunity far and wide!

Who is eligible for the program:

  • Resident of San Francisco or attend school in San Francisco
  • Students entering junior, senior year in high school or incoming college freshman (Age: 15 – 19)
  • Students with a 2.75 GPA from last completed semester – Fall 2016
  • Able to commit to twenty (20) hours a week for eight (8) weeks during the summer session (Early June through early August)

Application:

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Timeline:

http://sfgov.org/projectpull/2016-summer-timeline

Nov/29/2016 LCCR’s upcoming Second Chance Legal Clinics

Posted by lgannon • November 29th, 2016

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights (LCCR) is holding two upcoming Second Chance Legal Clinics during the month of November: Tuesday, November 8th from 3:00 – 5:00pm at Goodwill (1500 Mission Street) andTuesday, November 29th from 6:00 – 8:00pm at the West Bay Community Center (1290 Fillmore Street) in San Francisco. Clients should call 415-814-7610 to sign up.

 

The Second Chance Legal Clinic assists people with conviction records in removing the legal barriers to reentry. At the clinic, individuals with prior arrests or convictions can receive advice in the areas of employment, housing, driver’s license suspensions, occupational licenses, record expungement, and background checks. If you know people who may be interested in our services, please have them call our hotline, 415-814-7610, to sign up for the clinic. I have attached our flyer with more details.

 

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Nov/29/2016 Support for Families – Let’s Talk – 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Posted by lgannon • November 29th, 2016

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The Department of Children Youth & their Families wants to hear from you! Join a group discussion about what it’s like to live in San Francisco, and offer your recommendations on ways to better support families and children. Free dinner and childcare will be provided, plus a $25 gift card to each participant! Tuesday,November, 29, 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Support for Families,  1663 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94103 415.282.7494.  Space is limited!  Please contact Support for Families to sign up; call (415) 920-5040 or email info@supportforfamilies.org to register.

Flyer: lets-talk-support-for-families

Nov/29/2016 Holiday Art Sale – Hospitality Community Art Program – Visit before January 9, 2017

Posted by lgannon • November 29th, 2016

 

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100% of the proceeds of this sale goes directly to the artist. Please come out to support local artists and get your Holiday shopping done early! Visit from December 2  to January 9, 2017.

To learn more about Hospitality House, visit their website here.

Nov/29/2016 FREE Citizenship Workshop at CitiCenter – December 3, 2016 – 9:30am – 12:30pm

Posted by lgannon • November 29th, 2016

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OCEIA Partners & Friends,

The San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative will be hosting our next large FREE Citizenship Workshop on SaturdayDecember 3 at CitiCenter – 205 13th Street in San Francisco. This is the public, private, nonprofit partnership launched in July 2013 to assist legal permanent residents in San Francisco apply for citizenship.   Please see the attached multilingual flyers with detailed information.   We hope you will share with your networks and contacts that may be eligible to naturalize!

This is our last workshop before US Citizenship & Immigration Services increases the application fee, so please share with your networks!

 

Feel free to print & distribute flyers:

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Nov/28/2016 Free Coding Class – Youth & Young Adults – 4pm – 5pm

Posted by lgannon • November 28th, 2016

Only 20 Slots Available
Please use this link to register for your Free Coding Class:

To learn more about our events and services, please contact the Career Center at:  
 
1449 Webster St. San Francisco.
Orientations are held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00am.
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Nov/24/2016 Thanksgiving Lunch at Radiance Christian Church

Posted by lgannon • November 24th, 2016

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Thanksgiving Lunch 11/24/16!
Come join us for a delicious Thanksgiving meal ON US 11/24 from 12pm-2pm!
There will be crafts for children and of course turkey with home cooked sides by Radiance Church!
The free lunch will be at 1290 Fillmore St. San Francisco, CA inside the Westbay Conference Center. Please contact andykim@radiancesf.org for any questions.
Learn more about Radiance here.