We’d like to introduce our new AmeriCorp member Cassidy to the BHGH family! Cassidy will be coming in as our new Volunteer and Community Resource Coordinator and has just recently graduated from St. Mary’s College of Indiana with a bachelors in social work. Cassidy just recently moved to Sunnyvale months after graduating college and is […]
Last weekend, The Potrero Hill Learning Garden and Boys Hope Girls Hope San Francisco organization partnered with support from Umpqua Bank and resulted in a very productive day of gardening and service-learning in Jackson Playground. Our goal was to prep our beds for Indian Summer by amending the soil. The soil had not been replaced […]
On Saturday, July 18th Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars and Community Associates Board members participated in a mixer at Yerba Buena Bowling Center in the SOMA district of beautiful San Francisco. The turnout was fantastic, the competition was stiff and before we knew it we had spent two hours getting to know one another over lunch […]
The activity was created by San Francisco Park & Rec., where they meet every month to replant native plants in Mount Sutro. There, we had to climb up a steep hill to reach our destination. They’ve set up designated areas where we plant the potted plants. The potted plants were grown in the nursery until […]
This holiday season, Hope Academy scholars collaborated with the finance and accounting department at Uber for a career panel and gingerbread car assembly challenge. First, scholars broke out into small groups with Uber employees for career Q & A. Topics ranged from high school memories and college choices to the typical workday of an Uber employee. An answer was […]
BHGH Scholars’ favorite books in 2015: “My favorite book is We Beat the Street, which is about three men growing up in a ‘bad’ neighborhood, doing bad things, and ending up with many consequences. I like this book because I could relate to all three characters at some point in their lives. This book taught me that even if you mess up, […]
With so many cautionary tales about our presence on the internet, BHGH decided to bring in experts to teach our scholars how to protect themselves online. We invited three Symantec employees (Jenny, Alex, and Diya) to teach our scholars about internet security.