Life Learning Academy

Posted on September 28, 2016

Life Learning Academy (LLA) is a fully accredited San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) charter high school founded in 1998 by the Delancey Street Foundation and located on Treasure Island. Its mission is to provide a nonviolent community for students…

Community Works West

Posted on September 27, 2016

Since 1997, Community Works West (CWW) has strived to interrupt and heal the far-reaching impacts of incarceration and violence through youth-led advocacy, innovative programs in jails and prisons, restorative justice practices, and art. CWW provided the first restorative justice program…

Brothers on the Rise

Posted on March 22, 2016

Brothers on the Rise (BOTR) was launched in May 2008 to address the multiple challenges disproportionately affecting low-income boys and young men of color in Oakland. Its mission is to empower male youth of color to achieve individual success, develop…

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Posted on September 28, 2015

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children is the second most profitable criminal enterprise globally and a growing problem in California. The Zellerbach Family Foundation supports efforts to identify, prevent and deliver critical services to sex-trafficked children and youth…

Strengthening Communities

Posted on December 25, 2014

Located in San Francisco’s Mission District, Mission Graduates is working to transform the culture of the Mission District so that college becomes the expectation for neighborhood families, rather than the exception…

Project WHAT! (We’re Here and Talking!)

Posted on December 10, 2014

Project WHAT!
We’re Here and Talking! is a program of Community Works West that raises awareness about children with incarcerated parents with the long-term goal of improving services and policies that affect these children…