Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is a unique and inspiring leadership summer camp for youth 12-17 who care about community service, activism, and social justice. At a week-long sleep-away program in a beautiful camp setting, YEA campers choose an issue of importance to them (for example, some have chosen climate change, racism, homophobia, homelessness, or animal rights) and they build the knowledge, skills, confidence, and community to take action on that issue once they get home.
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San Francisco–along with people in over 182 countries–will come together on February 14, 2013 to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to violence against women and girls. Read More
Five amazing young people between the ages of 8 and 22 will each receive a $50,000 two-year Fellowship to recognize their peacemaking work and invest in their leadership.
Applications are now open and will be accepted through April 12. Find more info at: www.peacefirst.org/prize
It’s that time of year again—and the seniors that Curry Senior Center serves in the Tenderloin and South of Market can feel especially bereft; many of them are either homeless or without family close by. We can make this time of year a thankful time for them. Will you help? Here are the opportunities: Serve… Read More
San Francisco City Impact is looking for volunteers for the upcoming holiday events. We have several events to choose from. There are 2 events in November. The Farrington Celebration Event On November 17th and the Thanksgiving Day Block Party event on November 22nd. There are also 2 events in December, one of which is The… Read More
PAID Internship for Winter/Spring 2013 CREATE– a dance event for youth GAIN SKILLS – facilitation, community building and outreach SOCIAL CHANGE– build leadership skills EXPERIENCE– what it’s like to work at a social justice non-profit Summer Intern Eligibility: *LGBTQQI Youth and Allies 14-17 years of age *Attend mandatory Info Session in November *Obtain a School… Read More
Interns will work on a variety of tasks related to understanding how nonprofits do their work, and how their work makes a difference in the world. For example, do afterschool programs for teen girls make a difference in how involved they are in their communities? Does a program that encourages Vietnamese elders to share their… Read More