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14 Black Poppies produces intercultural community, arts, and wellness workshops and cultural events that renew neighborhoods, generations, and spirits.
Agi Fashion Theatre is dedicated to creating engaging and entertaining live productions and to inspiring and supporting theater and fashion artists involved with the productions.
Founded in January 2006, The Bay Bridged has become recognized as the leading source for the best in San Francisco Bay Area independent rock, folk and pop music.
Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring contemporary, high-level acts set to an original score performed by live musicians. David Hunt and Abigail Munn created Circus Bella in the spring of 2008 to respond to a shared dream for accessible and high quality circus in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Club Stride is a youth-services program that uses its Hype 808 radio program to challenge negative stereotypes in today’s youth culture. Club Stride works to reshape youth-identity narratives by developing a powerful youth voice and positive youth presence, plus resources, information, news and inspiration.
Colors of Connection is a youth arts organization that enables connections between people and communities through creative expression. The mission of the organization is to nurture hope, well-being and development in disadvantaged youth and societies worldwide through community-based art and through advocacy for art in education.
The Conversation is a podcast that uses long-format interviews with a cross-section of American thinkers to challenge its listeners to think critically about the status quo. From social justice to agronomy, each interviewee critiques some aspect of normality, proposes a better future, and attempts to explain why that future is, philosophically, good. This focus on philosophy encourages listeners of all backgrounds to look beneath superficial political divides and examine humanistic issues that seldom appear in conventional news or documentary work. The Conversation’s goal is to promote a broader, smarter, and more empathetic conversation about the future in society at-large.
CounterCorp seeks to spotlight, curtail, and ultimately prevent the corrosive political, economic, and social effects that large for-profit corporations have around the world.
EHS Pilates Parklet Project – Valencia Street, San Francisco is actively working to build a community space for the 1400 block of Valencia Street in San Francisco as part of the “Pavement to Parks” Parklet project.
Epic Science Project. The Epic Science Project is a series of stories highlighting the excitement you’ll find waiting in the worlds of science, technology, engineering arts and math (STEAM). Wrestle with a sea lion, step inside a particle accelerator, or design the next generation of electric motorcycle. We hope to inspire students through interactive stories of incredible scientists who call this stuff not just a job, but a lifelong passion.
Gerlind Institute’s Oral History Series. Founded in Oakland in 2006, the Gerlind Institute for Cultural Studies (GICS) is a progressive community-based and -supported educational organization dedicated to the teaching and promotion of German language, literature, and culture. The Gerlind Institute’s Oral History Series is the centerpiece of our institute’s educational programs. The OH Series highlights life stories of members of our community who are Holocaust survivors, refugees, immigrants, scholars, and artists, as well as guests from German-speaking countries.
LifeHealth.Us is a free public-information smartphone app that provides one-touch access to a wide variety of mental health and suicide-prevention services, including live, realtime counseling services.
Maximum Rock ‘N’ Roll is a widely distributed monthly fanzine dedicated to supporting the underground punk rock scene. MRR’s 25-year plus history and large, obsessed all-volunteer staff has made its punk rock coverage the most consistently up-to-date and reliable around.
Million Puppet March advocates for media reform and media justice through live, large-scale puppet interventions.
The Nichi Bei Weekly is one of the oldest Japanese-American newspapers in the United States, and is a pioneering nonprofit-news publisher.
The goal of the Ohlone Profiles Project is to document the ongoing lives of Ohlone leaders and organizations… The tribe supports a thriving Ohlone cultural life including a song and dance group, and weekly sweat lodge healing ceremonies. The Ohlone Profiles Project exists to give as many Ohlone groups as possible visibility and support.
Old Growth Arts broadens the dialogue on what it means to have a sense of place. It does this by facilitating a balance between the natural world and a productive engagement with art, in a variety of mediums.
As a literary journal, Paul Revere’s Horse aspires towards literary intervention: to be a venue for powerful new writing that needs presentation to readers.
people.power.media is a bold new approach to community-based journalism, featuring community voices in video based storytelling, text and photo articles and Op-Eds; maximizing the power of online media; and presenting our content to communities and legislators.
Politify.us is a civic-information tool that helps users discover the financial impacts of their votes in federal elections.
Shades: The Magazine for all Women of Color covers and highlights the concerns, issues and stories of ALL women of color, including those who are African American, Hispanic, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, and the underserved groups within these various ethnic communities around the globe.
Shaping San Francisco is a participatory community history project documenting and archiving overlooked stories and memories of San Francisco. We are committed to defining a new kind of public space, specifically around a shared interest in our interrelated social histories. We mean “community” in a few different ways, and these definitions help shape our approach to promoting the everyday study of history.
Silicon Valley STEM + A = Jobs informs and educates K-12 teachers, parents, and students about existing issues, resources and educational/instructional programs for teaching and learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and the Arts.
In response to the Common Core State Standards’ dual goal of preparation for both career AND college, this program will also interview local hiring managers at corporations AND professors at colleges to find out what background requirements are needed for a STEM+A career and/or college entrance.
VoiceBox is Public Radio’s eclectic show devoted to the art of singing. Host Chloe Veltman explores the best of the vocal music scene on NPR affiliate KALW 91.7 FM
The San Francisco International Women’s Film Institute supports, promotes, exhibits and honors the achievements and contributions of the women in the world of cinema through a festival and other programs.