Beacon Centers partner with schools, families, and their neighborhoods to transform public schools into safe and welcoming youth and family centers for active learning and engagement. This video profiles one participant, Dante Calloway, and his journey from Beacon participant to mentor.
Closing the opportunity gaps in San Francisco’s public schools to even the odds and improve life chances for all students.
Community Partnerships & Initiatives
Strengthening the Bay Area as a community, with spaces and institutions that bring people together and enrich lives.
San Francisco Beacon Initiative
From the start, the Haas, Jr. Fund has been a leading supporter of a groundbreaking, citywide effort to create safe, vibrant after-school centers for kids.
A Movement Is Under Way to Transform SF’s Public Schools
Sylvia Yee reflects on the challenges of making big, far-reaching changes in teaching and learning. And why some things must change if we want to help all children succeed.