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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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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Open Computing Facility

Focus Area STEM education Mission Open Computing Facility is an all-volunteer student organization dedicated to free computing for all UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. officers@ocf.berkeley.edu www.ocf.berkeley.edu Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Host an event or be a guest speaker. Lead by Example One time annually

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500 Women Scientists

Focus Area Gender Equity, STEM Education Mission The mission of 500 Women Scientists is to serve society by making science open, inclusive, and accessible. It recognizes women of color serving in STEM fields. 500womenscientists@gmail.com https://500womenscientists.org Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Become a member of the Bay Area pod Join the Group Less…

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Berkeley City College

Focus Area Local Hiring, STEM Education Mission Berkeley’s community college. (510) 981-2850 BCC-CTE@peralta.edu Website Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Be a guest speaker at a class or be part of a career education panel presentation Lead by Example One time annually Participate in networking sessions with faculty and students Lead by Example…

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Bay Area Teen Science

Focus Area STEM education Mission Bay Area Teen Science is a provider and promoter of out-of-school STEM opportunities for all Bay Area teens. B.A.T.S. is part of the K-12 outreach program at UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering. info@bayareateenscience.org www.bayareateenscience.org Volunteer Opportunities Description Ways to Engage Time Commitment Businesses can sponsor specific events Donate or Sponsor…

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