Healing the psychological impacts of human rights abuses for a more peaceful tomorrow.
The Giraffe Heroes Project moves people to stick their necks out for the common good. We give them the inspiration to become more engaged and effective in solving the public problems that affect their lives. Recognizing that inspiration often needs to be backed up by practical tools, we've developed books, speeches, workshops and other training tools for effective citizen action. We moved into classrooms with formal curricula in 1991. Now our tools include blogs, an E-zine and online trainings
The mission of the St. Francis Living Room is to improve the quality of life for low income and homeless seniors in the Tenderloin. A small part-time staff, committed Board, and dedicated volunteers work to provide a safe haven for social interaction, healthy breakfast, and connection to community services such as housing, health and wellness, and clothing.