COLEMAN ADVOCATES- Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth is a member-led, multi-racial, intergenerational community organization building the leadership and power of Black and Brown children, youth, and families in San Francisco to advance racial and economic justice in our schools and our city.
LOCO BLOCO – We believe The performing arts is a valuable tool in a youth’s physical, mental and spiritual development. A youth that participates in the performing arts develops the life skills necessary to make better choices in school and relationships. These skills include learning to: think critically and creatively, problem-solve, communicate effectively, adapt to diverse situations, collaborate with others, practice self-discipline, and set meaningful goals. Through performance and community engagement, youth learn about themselves and the world through direct exposure to diverse experiences and cultures outside of their daily lives. Furthermore, we believe that inter-generational artistic community provides a vibrant environment for youth to experience mentor ship and practice accountability towards others.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s Mission is to provide enriching recreational activities, maintain beautiful parks and preserve the environment for the well-being of our diverse community.
H.O.M.E.Y.- Since HOMEY’s inception community members and youth inspired by the vision of HOMEY to find solutions to issues of violence in San Francisco have volunteered their time to make HOMEY what it is today. Many of the staff at HOMEY have faced similar challenges as the youth in its programs. The youth that established HOMEY are now adults and several continue to do the work in various capacities in city government, at other non-profits, and at a statewide level. Those visionary youth also became part of HOMEY’s success as they were able to realize their vision of continuing the legacy of RAP through their own enduring work.
Today, HOMEY is having tremendous success providing direct services to youth in San Francisco. We continue to utilize a community-based approach leveraging our knowledgeable staff, college volunteers, and elders to motivate youth to become the next generation of leaders in the community and speak out on important social justice issues that affect us all.
NAYBAHUD YOUTH FOUNDATION –
BFL PRODUCTIONS – A sound company that has been involved in music production for over 10 years in the bay area