Category Archives: Mentorship and Tutoring

The mission of Lauren’s House 4 Positive Change Inc. is to offer the underprivileged youths ages 6-18 in San Mateo County: Mentoring, tutoring, leadership development, recreational sports, meals, transportation, enrichment outings, counseling and community service opportunities.

Super Stars Literacy

We give every child the foundation for lifelong learning and achievement. Super Stars Literacy classroom volunteers support students by acting as one-on-one tutors, leading small group activities, and assisting the lead teacher with his or her classroom. Many of our …
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The Beat Within

The Beat Within conducts weekly conversation and writing workshops within Bay Area juvenile halls. Our volunteers, or facilitators, are the ambassadors of The Beat program withing the halls, conducting the workshops and encouraging the youth to participate and write.

Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp

So many issues in the modern world require attention: global warming, violence, homelessness, animal cruelty, and equality in marriage just to name a few. At Youth Empowered Action Camp young people learn to advocate for change on the issues that …
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Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula’s (BGCP) vision is for all youth of the Bay Area Peninsula to graduate from high school with a plan. Over the past five years, in neighborhoods where less than half the youth …
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Child Advocates of Silicon Valley

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley

Childhood is a precious and critically important time for building self-esteem and nurturing dreams, but some children are faced with extreme challenges. As the Nobel Laureate Poet Gabriela Mistral has written, “ Many things can wait, but a child cannot.” …
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Center for Youth Development Through Law

Center for Youth Development Through Law

The Center for Youth Development through Law (CYDL), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was founded in 1999. We operate in cooperation with the U.C. Berkeley School of Law and its Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, although we are funded …
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Building Futures Now

Building Futures Now

Building Futures Now is a non-profit organization dedicated to opening the doors of the Bay Area’s top public and private schools to high-potential, under-served students from East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park. Through year-round, individual mentoring from third grade …
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