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CEID Expands Access to Family Signing Exact English (See) Classes Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

The lingering COVID-19 pandemic has required agencies across the health care spectrum to review their service-delivery models to ensure they […more…]

We Just Launched Our Gun Store Transparency Project Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

The largest database of ATF gun store inspection reports ever released to the public, exposing gun stores cited for breaking […more…]

January 2022 Update Homeward Bound of Marin

We’ve laid a table at Homeward Bound with inspiring events for 2022, starting with a graduation for trainees at Fresh […more…]

Brady Responds To Remarks By President Biden, Vice President Harris On Anniversary Of January 6 Insurrection Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

Brady released a new report and a webpage on the “Origin of an Insurrection: How Second Amendment Extremism Led to […more…]

Community Action Marin January Update Community Action Marin

Help us to Make It a Brighter 2022 for All. What not everyone realizes is that that there are still […more…]

Broadening Our Impact Through Resiliency and Innovation At the Crossroads

Many of the individuals that At The Crossroads works with report that accessing services can be difficult. During COVID-19 these […more…]

Family Justice Initiative Report East Bay Children’s Law Offices

In December 2021, East Bay Children’s Law Offices, East Bay Family Defenders and Dependency Legal Services released results about their […more…]

Turning Trauma into Resilience for Oakland’s Vibrant Community Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants

When a flood of Afghan refugees began arriving in the Bay Area this fall, their plight was immediately understood by […more…]

Building Trust by Supporting Homeless Youth and Young Adults Unconditionally At the Crossroads

No requirements. No finish line. Nobody gets kicked out. The San Francisco nonprofit At The Crossroads (ATC) practices a model […more…]

Anchoring The Bay With Trusted Programming During Tumultuous Times KQED

As devastating wildfires, a deadly global pandemic, and bitter political division make life feel chaotic, KQED has been a constant, […more…]

We Can End Gun Violence by Taking Action – Not Sides Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

To those who say we can’t reduce gun violence in America, Tony Porter has a response: “Remember when we didn’t […more…]

The Transformational Power of Therapy A Home Within

A child comes into your life. Your response is an unqualified commitment to them – no matter what they say […more…]

40 Years of Transforming the Lives of Children and Youth in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems Youth Law Center

The Youth Law Center’s Executive Director Jennifer Rodriguez knows just how hard being a child in the foster care and […more…]

An Honest Broker with a Big Megaphone Warriors Community Foundation

Every year, the Warriors Community Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the six-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors – hosts […more…]

Fighting Inequality Through Hands-On Environmental Learning Vida Verde

Outdoor education is a right, not a privilege – everyone deserves to know the joy of a bracing hike among […more…]

Public Service Journalism That Punches Above Its Weight San Francisco Public Press

Who hasn’t wondered why, in an immensely wealthy and creative city like San Francisco, no one can move the needle […more…]

Visionary Sisters Collaborating to Create a More Just and Healthy Planet Plastic Pollution Coalition

For the Cohen sisters, taking on the embodiment of the fossil fuel and climate crisis – plastic – started with […more…]

“It’s college affordability that keeps me up at night” Northern California Promise Coalition

Meredith Curry is a veteran in the field of college access, having advised and led student-support organizations throughout California. Over […more…]

We Serve With Love National Center for Lesbian Rights

Every nonprofit has its superpower. For the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), it might be predicting the future. “If […more…]

Transforming the Lives of Formerly Incarcerated Youth through Healing and Justice Communities United for Restorative Justice

Unbroken. Uncompromising. Unapologetic. Those three words, says George Galvis, succinctly describe the character of the Bay Area youth leadership and […more…]

‘Let the Youth Lead’ VOICES of Napa

In 2005, Napa County officials came to On The Move, a local nonprofit, desperate to move the needle on positive […more…]

Bringing Students’ Potential into Focus Vision to Learn

For underperforming public schools across the country, the myriad challenges are plain to see. Too often, for students in those […more…]

Doing the Hardest Jobs to Help California and Its Unhoused Residents Urban Alchemy

If you drive through the Tenderloin, a rough-and-tumble part of San Francisco where California’s income inequality gap is on full […more…]

For Foster Youth, Unity Care Means Home Sweet Home Unity Care

Two decades ago, André V. Chapman was torn between his executive sales job in Silicon Valley and a nonprofit he’d […more…]

Helping Formerly Homeless Vets Age with Dignity and a Strong Dose of Joy Swords to Plowshares

Getting older is an isolating experience for anyone. For disabled and formerly unhoused veterans of a largely forgotten war, it’s […more…]

For Sunday Friends Foundation, the Pandemic Offered a Silver Lining Sunday Friends Foundation

When COVID-19 shut down the Bay Area in March 2020, Sunday Friends Foundation had to pivot from hosting programs at […more…]

‘Navigational Capital’ Students Rising Above

Veronica Toscano has overcome tremendous obstacles, regularly facing poverty and violence throughout her childhood in the South Bay. Her family […more…]

The Social Sector’s Preeminent Source of News and Knowledge Stanford Social Innovation Review

The year was 2003, and the philanthropic sector was going through a period of significant evolution. Every day, new technologies […more…]

Because Nobody Should Have to Choose Between Feeding Themselves or Their Pet Shanti Project

Sandra beat breast cancer several years ago, yet continues to struggle with anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Luckily, to […more…]

Fighting for the Cultural Soul of the City San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) is rooted by the bonds of childhood friendship. Rodney Jackson, Jr. and […more…]

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things for Foster Children San Francisco CASA

Often, the first question foster youth ask their court appointed special advocates, or CASAs, is: Who’s paying you? The answer: […more…]

Todo Por Mi Familia Offers Families More Than Mental Health Services, it Provides Them Everything Seneca

In March 2020, the U.S. government awarded Seneca Family of Agencies an important contract to coordinate mental health services for […more…]

A Child Abuse-Ending Ecosystem Safe & Sound

Not long after the pandemic immobilized supply chains, causing a shortage of basic necessities at San Francisco Bay Area food […more…]

Hope for My Brothers and Sisters Coming Out of Foster Care Razing the Bar

As early as I can remember, my life has been an emotional rollercoaster. My family would go from being stable […more…]

Letting the Body Come to Life Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness

Medicine often starts with a story. And the story Dr. Monique LeSarre tells about health and San Francisco’s African-American community […more…]

Helping Mothers Overcome Perinatal Mental Health Disorders Postpartum Support Center

Ivana Jagodic Meholick was pregnant with her second child when she suffered panic attacks about a potential miscarriage. But they […more…]

Indelibly Changing the Lives of Silicon Valley Foster Youth Pivotal

When the pandemic forced the world to go virtual, the team at Pivotal – a nonprofit offering long-term coaching, scholarships, […more…]

Rescue Dogs. Rescue People. National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

Although you’ll seldom see them in comic books, search dogs are the closest thing to real life superheroes. Not only […more…]

Getting into the Ideal College: A Reality for Everyone Mentors 4 College

Anne was a senior at Hollywood High School hoping to become a veterinarian. But the daughter of a single mom […more…]

For Young People, Juma is More Than a Job It’s a Stepping Stone to Success Juma Ventures

Alvin Yu wanted to be the first in his family to go to college. But he needed a job to […more…]

Here to Help the Healing Begin Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) was founded in San Francisco in 1850, the same year as the State of […more…]

The Power of Policy Change John Burton Advocates for Youth

What if you could invest in an organization that, with an annual budget of $2 million, has produced $3.3 billion […more…]

Moving Fast and Fixing Things iFoster

“Helping kids in foster care reach their full potential.” The lightbulb went off, as it often does, during a walk. […more…]

Defending Rights, Securing Justice Human Rights Watch

For more than 40 years, Human Rights Watch has investigated human rights abuses, exposed the facts, and demanded change in […more…]

Ending Homelessness for Everyone It Touches Homeward Bound of Marin

Out on the streets, Librado said his plans were “just to survive.” He worked full-time at a local electronics store […more…]

Boundless Love Drove this New Mom to Start a Grassroots Diaper Bank Help a Mother Out

Lisa Truong was a new mom at home with her baby at the height of the Great Recession, when an […more…]

A Bold, Living Monument to a Future Without Violence Futures Without Violence | Courage Museum

In 2023, on the Main Post of San Francisco’s historic Presidio, Futures Without Violence will open the Courage Museum, an […more…]

Dismantling the Pipeline to Prison Fresh Lifelines for Youth

The first time Ali Knight walked into a prison at age 25, he was surprised to see a childhood friend […more…]

Giving Female Intimate-Abuse Survivors a Second Chance Five Keys Home Free

Rosemary “Rosie” Dyer spent 34 years behind bars for fatally shooting an abusive husband who’d dug a pit in which […more…]

‘Inspiring the Next Generation of Upstanders’ Facing History and Ourselves

Elaine Guarnieri-Nunn was attending a Facing History and Ourselves seminar about the steps that led to the Holocaust years ago […more…]

Compassionate Representation for Children and Youth East Bay Children’s Law Offices

“I was one of those kids who thought he didn’t have a future.” This is what Samuel Carter, now 29, […more…]

Driving Equity Through Artistic Expression Destiny Arts Center

Julia Chigamba, a master Zimbabwean dance instructor, had just begun a performance with a second-grade class at the former Roots […more…]

Telling Truth Through Theater Crowded Fire Theater

What do the hit shows Tony and Black Monday have in common? They feature writers – Dipika Guha and Christina Anderson – who got […more…]

Helping People, Changing Lives Community Action Marin

For many, Marin County conjures the image of a wealthy enclave replete with mansions tucked into its verdant hills and […more…]

Exposing Injustice at the Nexus of Power and Food Civil Eats

For more than a decade, Civil Eats has grown from a labor of love to the leading national nonprofit newsroom […more…]

Communicate with Joy Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

Executive Director Cindy Dickeson and her team see it all the time. Parents walk through the doors of CEID, the […more…]

Building a Better Democracy through Unmatched Reporting CalMatters

CalMatters was founded to fill the gap left by a shrinking press corps in order to empower people to engage […more…]

Forever Changing California’s Commitment to the Emotional Well-Being of its Children California Children’s Trust

Driving real, lasting social change requires clear vision, an ability to articulate that vision, and then the ability to ensure […more…]

Building a Bay Area Movement for Social Change Black Citizen

Theo Ellington grew up in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point Neighborhood in the 1990s and 2000s. Then and now it remains […more…]