We are honored to announce that Booker T Washington Community Service Center has appointed a new Executive Director, Shakirah Simley.
Shakirah previously served as the inaugural Director of the Office of Racial Equity for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. We are beyond excited to have her as part of the team and see where her vision takes our organization.
Our After School program is a safe and educational option for parents with children in grade K-8 grades and it is an enhancement to a child’s regular classroom learning. The program provides a curriculum-based approach to academic support with a STEM and STEAM focus, mentors, literacy development; social-emotional development, positive play, character education, music, fitness, and nutrition.
Nurture : Kinder-2nd, 1:10ratio
Empower : Grades 3-5, 1:10 ratio
Inspire : Grades 6-8th, 1:10 ratio
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…
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.
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.
We are always in need of mentors for our teens, tutors for homework help and art instructors.
Your time and contributions help our community become self-sufficient.
Any amount you’re comfortable in contributing is helpful.
We value all people by treating them fairly and with respect.
This is pure speculation, but for a period of time, a lot of getting into a party was through fundraising and volunteer work, and Republican women had more time to do that than democratic women, who were out there getting jobs.
I started working at a soup kitchen in skid row of Los Angeles when I was 13 years old, and the first day, I felt really scared. I was young, and it was rough and raw down there, and though I was with a great volunteer group, I just felt overwhelmed.
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.