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07.25.2019

Meet our summer 2019 interns

We welcome amazing interns every season, and an especially large and dedicated crew in the summer. This passionate group supports our students and staff in…

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07.11.2019

“From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream”

826 Valencia alumnus, scholarship winner, and keynote speaker at our 2019 Bookeaters’ Bash Gilda Temaj Marroquin wrote a powerful piece about her…

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07.11.2019

Meet Volunteer of the Month Christine Innes

Our work requires a big community. In addition to volunteer tutors, we need deck-swabbers, fish-bowl-cleaners, and gnome-home-painters. Another important type of volunteer? Designers!…

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06.22.2019

Students speak to MUNI board about using public transportation

A few of our students joined one of our regular volunteers, Peter Albert, to provide testimonials at a MUNI board meeting about how to safely…

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06.18.2019

Young authors celebrate We All Belong: reflections about borders

On the evening of May 23, a small crowd gathered at The Beat Museum, located in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood. They were there to…

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06.13.2019

Students participate in Designing for Our Future panel

Four of our students were featured on a panel at the 2019 Designing for Our Future Conference in Silicon Valley to discuss the impact and…

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06.10.2019

Teachers of the Month: Jennifer Stangland and Kristy Morrison

We’re happy to wrap up the school year by announcing our April and May Teachers of the Month, Ms. Jennifer Stangland and Ms.

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06.10.2019

We’re hiring a Human Resources Director

We’re seeking a Human Resources Director to support our organization with internal operations and help our staff feel valued and appreciated.

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05.28.2019

Meet Nancy Prickitt, Volunteer of the Month!

May is when we begin to wrap up the school year and prepare to set sail into our summer programs. But first,…