As you know the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Booker T. Washington Community Service Center here in San Francisco. We are facing the challenge of both keeping our young people safe and healthy by following Local and CDC guidelines and providing educational opportunities and resources for them and their families. We need your support more than ever as our team continues living by our motto of doing “whatever it takes” and implementing our mission into the community why our doors are closed. We must make sure our families have what they need during these uncertain times by providing care and support to our organization the best we can. Will you consider making a donation today?
The Booker T. Washington Middle School Program
The Booker T. Washington Middle School Program is a warm and nurturing environment for 6th – 8th grade neighborhood youth. The program focuses on project-based learning and enrichment activities; homework assistance, tutoring, cooking, music and art; educational and recreational field trips; personal development coaching; tutoring, computer lab and homework assistance. Community residents serve as volunteers in math, reading and science, bringing special skills such as the arts & craft, and electronics. Click here for After School Success Academy Program Application.
Booker T. Washington Community Service Center Facilities Rental
In 2018, BTWCSC opened its current 70,000 square foot mixed-use building consisting of a new community center (containing a childcare facility, youth programming space, recording studios, a gymnasium, and community space) and 50 units of service-enriched affordable housing, including 24 homes for youth transitioning from foster care. The center’s current portfolio of services and partnerships continue to provide an array of support for an increasingly diverse community of need within the Western Addition. The second century of BTWCSC is on track to be even more dynamic than the first.
Booker T. Washington Senior Wellness Program
Booker T. Washington Senior Wellness Program meets regularly to celebrate birthdays, organize social gatherings and discuss senior related issues. There is also a Booker T. Washington CSC Food Pantry, organized and staffed by our seniors. The pantry provides produce, bread, dry foods and can goods to families in need.
Chibi Chan Too Preschool
Chibi Chan Too is excited to be a key part of the new BTWCSC, which will include a mixed-use space not only for Chibi Chan Too, but also 50 units of affordable housing, as well as services for youth and adults. The new site will allow Chibi Chan Too to serve an additional 36 children, with one classroom for two to three year-olds, and another for three to five year-olds.
News & Updates
It was my daughter’s first time at Booker T Washington camp and she loved it! She was so bummed it had to end, I told Melody we’ll be back next year she can’t wait!Melissa Edwards - BTWCSC Parent
I love asking my Mila ``What did you do at Booker T today?`` because I am almost always amazed by her answers. She's developed interests in coding, piano, and fencing all through the wonderful lessons offered at the After School Program. The caring and dedicated staff have really supported her through her growth and have made me and the rest of her family feel like a welcomed part of the community. We are just so thankful for Booker T!Grace Schuldt Woo - BTWCSC Parent
`` Booker .T is a great place. During the summer program I made new friends, staff are always there when you need them and they also made the summer full of wonderful memories``Norma Medina - BTWCSC Parent
I will always be grateful for the various experiences my daughter had with Booker T, from singing/acting in onstage plays to surfing to learning how to ride a bike!Rochelle Ignacio - BTWCSC Parent
Exposure is everything and Booker T. Washington exposure field trips helps some many our children, especially those of color, to be exposed to new activities and programs in the city. These partnerships help our youth in feeling like any neighborhood is accessible to them and that life is bigger than their home district.Geoffrea Morris - BTWCSC Parent