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Peer Resources

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 5:38pm -- AnnieGoKid
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Date: 
Monday, August 18, 2014 to Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Season: 
School Year
Program Location: 
Administrative Offices: 727 Golden Gate Avenue 2/F
San FranciscoSan Francisco County, California 94102
Program Description: 

Peer Resources creates change in schools and communities through the leadership of young people who engage, train, and advocate for other young people. Peer Resources works with and in the San Francisco Unified School District providing the Peer Resources academic elective durin ghte school day at middle and high schools. The youth who participate are non-traditional leaders that work to increase youth voice through peer to peer services. The result is a collective impact on their own education. The trained students, also known as Peer Leaders, develop their skills to provide services including conflict mediation, support groups, mentoring and education to their peers. 

Peer Resources is available in the following SFUSD schools: 
June Jordan School for Equity, 325 La Grande Avenue
Thurgood Marshall High School, 45 Conkling Street
Visitacion Valley Middle School, 450 Raymond Avenue
Buena Vista Horace Mann, 3351 23rd Street
James Denman Middle School, 241 Oneida Avenue
Balboa High School, 1000 Cayuga Avenue
Mission High School, 3750 18th Street
Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, 555 Portola Drive

 

Ages Served: 
13
14
15
16
17
18
Free: 
Yes
Cost Details: 
FREE
Neighborhood: 
Diamond Heights
Excelsior
Ingleside
Mission
Mission District
Portola
Visitacion Valley
Phone Number: 
415-241-3030
Contact Email: 
ptam@peerresources.org
Organization and Program Categories: 
Academics & Tutoring
Homework Help
Civic Engagement & Social Justice
Leadership Development
Conflict Resolution/Mediation
Mentorship
Languages Spoken: 
English
Spanish
Parent Event?: 
No
Site Type: 
SFUSD School-Based
DCYF Funded: 
Yes
DCYF Grantee: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Pui Ling Tam