Access to Software for All People (ASAP)
2070 Allston Way, Suite 2
Berkeley, CA 94704
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)
310 8th Street, Suite 309
Oakland, CA 94607
APEN's mission is to empower and build the capacity of Asian and Pacific
Islander communities to fight for a healthy, clean, and just environment.
Through local organizing projects and a network of community organizations,
APEN works to strengthen our communities to fight and shape our environments
through democratic participation. APEN's main organizing project, the
Richmond-based Laotian Organizing Project, is a membership organization
and includes a youth component with an emphasis on young women's leadership
Bay Area Sisters and Allies
2370 Grande Vista Place
Oakland, CA 94601
California Latino Civil Rights Network (Latino Network)
634 S. Spring Street, Suite 923
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Latino Network is a nonprofit organization that serves as a statewide
network of Latino service agencies, individuals, neighborhood associations,
and professional, religious and labor organizations. It was created
to serve as a statewide clearinghouse for information gathering and
dissemination, research, advocacy, and policy development and a resource
center for local organizations and individuals who want to promote issues
of civil and human rights.
1846B Grant St.
Concord, CA 94520
Center for Young Women's Development
965 Mission St., Suite 450
San Francisco, CA 94103
The Center for Young Women's Development's mission is to promote economic
self-sufficiency, community safety, and youth advocacy by providing
peer-run employment and leadership opportunities to low income young
women and girls who are homeless, unemployed and involved in the juvenile
justice system. Since our founding in 1993, the Center has provided
well-paid employment to over 100 low-income young women from the streets.
Each day we work to reverse the cycles of poverty, reduce recidivism,
and develop the inherit leadership skills among young women who are
incarcerated and those who are working in the underground street economies
of San Francisco.
Computer Technologies Program (CTP)
1918 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
CTP trains people with disabilities for careers in information technology.
CTP aims to recruit more women with disabilities to
receive training in computer programming.
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County
13666 East 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94578
Girls Inc. of Alameda County is an affiliate of the national organization,
Girls Incorporated, and is a private, nonprofit corporation that has
provided quality programs for girls, young women, and families for forty
years. Through cutting-edge programs, Girls Inc. is leading the effort
to help every girl become strong, smart, and bold. Each year, over 6,000
girls and their families participate in Girls Inc. programs.
Local Indians for Education, Inc.
PO Box 729
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center (LYRIC)
127 Collingwood Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Novato Youth Center (NYC)
680 Wilson Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
NYC is a nonprofit child care center that serves the community of Novato
by providing quality child care to children ages 6 weeks to 14 years.
NYC also offers family counseling and tutorial programs, and sports
leagues and coordinates the Latina Outreach Program. We serve hundreds
of children and families each year.
Real Alternatives for Youth (RAYO)
1012 N. Court Street
Visalia, CA 93291
Roots and Wings
PO Box 612
Winters, CA 95694
(530) 756-8518 ext. 34
Roots and Wings cultivates youth and community capacity through farm
and garden-based education, job training and personal development experiences.
Culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged young women work on
organic farms, gardens and natural areas to gain knowledge, skills and
capacities that help them understand and connect to food and farming
systems and develop their job and leadership skills.
Sonoma County Sierra Youth Center
163 Pythian Road North
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Women and Children's Family Services (WAC)
110 World Trade Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Women's Economic Agenda Project
449 15th Street, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Members of the 1998-99 Sisterhood Fund, a project of The
The Sisterhood Fund program trains and provides leadership and grantmaking
experience to young women in order to equip them with the necessary
skills to become leaders and primary stakeholders in their communities.
During the first two years of the program, Sisterhood Fund members gave
away $120,000 to projects that advance the leadership of girls and young
women in northern and central California.
The Tech Up Project ended June 30, 2000. For additional information
regarding the Tech Up Project, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.