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Driving Social Change

‘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…]

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…]

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…]

Environment

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…]

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…]

Family Ties

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…]

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…]

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…]

For the Children

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…]

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…]

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…]

For the Youth

‘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…]

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…]

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…]

Fostering Care

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…]

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…]

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…]

Homelessness

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…]

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…]

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…]

Justice For All

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…]

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…]

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…]

Meeting Disaster

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…]

Teach The Children Well

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…]

“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…]

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…]

The Arts

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…]

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…]

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…]

The Fourth Estate

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…]

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…]

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…]

To Your Health

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…]

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…]

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…]

Youth Justice

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…]

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…]

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…]