Families in Transition is a youth-led teen and English language learner program that will direct 40 low-incomelimited English proficient Asian immigrant youth towards positive educational, career and personaldevelopment. Program youth meet after school four days a week from 2-5pm or 3-5pm for homeworkassistance and peer tutoring. Leadership workshops are offered tri-weekly and English language clinics areoffered once a month. Youth also help plan and participate in volunteer events 3-4 times a semester. FIT'sgoal is to provide newcomer students with both academic and social support so that may emerge into societyas independent and productive citizens. English Language Clinics are offered to FIT students once a month during the school year. Thepurpose of the clinics is to help newcomer students develop their speaking, listening, writing, and readingskills for academic, professional, and personal use. Some clinic topics include conversational English, writing,and speaking. FIT participants will spend 7-8 Saturdays a full cycle for volunteer activities. These types ofactivities enhance their leadership skills, social responsibility and community involvement. Students willparticipate in volunteer events organized by San Francisco Food Bank, San Francisco Department of PublicWorks, San Francisco Department of Recreation and Parks, Glide Foundation and other organizations/citydepartments. Leadership Development workshops are offered to FIT students during the school year. Thepurpose of these workshops is to help students develop the skills to lead with integrity, contribute to thecommunity, personally flourish and act in a positive and socially responsible manner. Some workshop topicsinclude conflict management, ethics and team building.
Families in Transition Teen & English Language Learner Program at Galileo High School
Monday, September 1, 2014 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Program youth meet after school four days a week from 2-5pm or 3-5pm for homework assistance and peer tutoring. Leadership workshops are offered tri-weekly and English language clinics are offered once a month. Youth also help plan and participate in volunteer events 3-4 times a semester.
1150 Francisco StSan Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94109
415-989-8224 ext 103
Organization and Program Categories:
Academics & Tutoring
English / Language Arts
Civic Engagement & Social Justice
College and Career Preparation
Community Service/Service Learning
Support & Counseling
Information and Referral
Language Support / Bilingual