Berkeley R.I.S.E.

Focus Area STEM Education Mission RESPONSIBILITY INTEGRITY STRENGTH and EMPOWERMENT (RISE) is an academic support and college preparation program for low-income at-risk students that reside in West and South Berkeley and attend Berkeley High School. Our goal is to help students graduate and pursue higher education. We achieve these goals by reducing outside barriers that…

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Berkeley High School

Focus Area STEM education, Local Hiring Mission Berkeley’s only traditional public high school which serves an extremely diverse student body of over 3200 students, grades 9 – 12. shoshanaokeefe@berkeley.net https://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Hire BHS students as (paid or unpaid) interns or part-time workers Hire local talent Ongoing Be a…

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Tech Exchange

Focus Area East Bay livability, STEM Education Mission Tech Exchange envisions a digitally connected Bay Area where everyone has the technology resources they need to thrive. They have distributed 49000 computers, provided 35000 instructional hours of computer training, offered 200 youth technical internships, and diverted 900 tons of e-waste diverted from landfills since their inception…

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SupplyBank.Org

Focus Area East Bay livability Mission The K to College program provides school supplies, dental supplies, backpacks, early learning kits and other items to homeless, foster and other low-income students throughout Berkeley. (510) 569-5862 http://SupplyBank.Org Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Donate money Donate or Sponsor Less than an hour annually Host or…

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Community Resources for Science

Focus Area STEM education Mission The mission of CRS is to connect and engage educators, students, and scientists in a vibrant and innovative network of science learning resources, transforming science education. They are building a community of educators and scientists who work together to excite all children about learning through the scientific exploration of the…

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Berkeley Community Scholars

Focus Area Local Hiring, STEM Education Mission The Berkeley Community Fund (BCF) has been working to improve the Berkeley community since 1991 and envisions an economically and socially diverse city whose promising youth become engaged and global citizens. They provide need-based scholarships to motivated Berkeley youth from lower-income families as well as College Success and…

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Cal State University Institute for STEM Education

Focus Area STEM education, Local Hiring Mission The CSU Institute for STEM Education’s mission is to lead the way in preparing all students in our diverse community for cradle-to-career success in STEM disciplines, and for functioning as engaged and informed citizens. (510) 885-7654 maziexylyn.mauricio@csueastbay.edu https://www.csueastbay.edu/steminstitute/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Provide paid…

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Hidden Genius Project

Focus Area STEM education, Local Hiring Mission The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities. contact@hiddengeniusproject.org http://www.hiddengeniusproject.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Individuals can volunteer to mentor students Teach Tutor or Mentor One time annually Donate Donate…

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Scientific Adventures for Girls

Focus Area STEM education, Gender Equity Mission (SAFG) is a non-profit organization that provides after school and summer STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs to young children with a special focus on girls and underserved youth (415) 531-5288 http://www.scientificadventures.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Female STEM role models can visit a…

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BOSS (Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency)

Focus Area STEM education Mission The mission of BOSS is to help homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fight against the root causes of poverty and homelessness. BOSS develops solutions to mass homelessness, mass incarceration and community violence and is dedicated to the inclusion of people marginalized by addiction, trauma,…

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