Our Healthy Communities initiative promotes health, wellness, sustainability and preparedness in and among underserved communities through festivals and other direct community programs designed to bring greater access “to the doorstep” of those in need.
The Learning Communities initiative envisions an environment where all can learn and deserve an opportunity to succeed. Through the literary, visual and media arts, we help to increase the joy of learning and the vital requirement of literacy in the functioning of daily life.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebrations in San Francisco bring thousands of celebrants together annually to honor the legacy of Dr. King every third Monday in January at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Gardens.
The Foundation is establishing local service and information portals to assist in pointing people toward service projects in their area. Through our e-publication, Connecting Point Magazine, we showcase service stories around northern California.
With the goal of promoting increased service among the area’s business community, the Foundation has created its signal service recognition, the Drum Major Award, awarding businesses that achieve recognized levels of community engagement and service.