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02/07/2018
An Inspiration to All – Success Story

Working with the TAY population has been intrinsically rewarding, with each interaction, good or bad, helps me realize how valuable this work is, and how much our services are appreciated and needed. This rings particularly true with one young man, Jesus Lopez, who has proven that failure is never fatal.Read more.

Tags: Code on Point | Coding | Liz Jackson-Simpson | program | success center sf | success story | western addition career center.
03/07/2017
Success Center Hires New Staff!

February 2017 was a big month at the Success Center. Three new outstanding professionals have joined the Employment team beefing up the current staff to 10 employment specialists.

Tags: San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | youth employment.
03/07/2017
Building Better Communities – In Our Exec Director’s Own Words

Hear Success Center SF’s Executive Director Liz Jackson-Simpson talk about our goal of helping low income Bay Area adults and youth achieve happiness and success in life.

Tags: employment | Liz Jackson-Simpson | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | workforce development.
01/10/2017
Getting On Solid Ground – How to Climb Out of Personal Debt

At the latest Financial Empowerment Credit Building and Repair Boot Camp the speaker was Ruth VanDerostyne, owner and founder of Financial Education Services, a credit repair company in the Bay Area.  Hear what she had to say.

Tags: credit | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
01/09/2017
The Amnesty Program Deadline is Looming

Is a traffic infraction making it hard for you to get work or get around? Want to get your license back? For a limited time you can get amnesty on your CA ticket with the Driver’s License Amnesty Program. See if you qualify.

Tags: amnesty | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | traffic amnesty | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
12/06/2016
Breaking Barriers Community Fair & BBQ

On Saturday November 12th, 2016 the Western Addition Career Center, along with West Side Community Services and  the Street Violence Intervention Program, held an interactive resource fair at the Fillmore-Turk Mini Park. Hear what happened.

Tags: Breaking Barriers | community | San Francisco | scsf | sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
10/31/2016
You Should Have the Life You Deserve!

On Wednesday, October 12, actor, author and soon to be director, Delroy Lindo spoke to students from the Success Center at Independence High School. When our very own Tracy Green told Mr. Lindo about the work we do at Success Center SF he was eager to help in any way he could. Read what he had to say to the students.

Tags: celebrity | Delroy Lindo | Independence High School | San Francisco | success center sf | western addition career center | youth programming.
10/11/2016
It Pays to Have Friends

Last year during one of San Francisco’s wintry summer days, the Success Center SF had what they were calling a “Friendraiser” at Pier 23. It’s a take on a fundraiser where you bring your friends to introduce them to Success Center. Read what happened next…

Tags: American Marketing Association | Liz Jackson-Simpson | MREF | success center sf | Valerie Camarda | western addition career center.
09/30/2016
Getting Your Finances in Order – Sept Ladies Night

Seems like each month Ladies Night in the Western Addition has gotten better and better, and this month was no exception.  Continue reading…

Tags: finance | financial empowerment | western addition career center.
09/21/2016
Meet Jonathan “Johnny” Calero Sanchez

Johnny Calero Sanchez joined the Success Center San Francisco family as a Program Assistant in June 2016.  SCSF staffers who work with him will likely tell you…read more of Johnny’s story .

Tags: education | employment | nonprofit | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | success story | western addition career center.

Every dime counts! Here are some examples of how your contributions help: DONATE NOW
$35 Provides the fees for 1 GED Test.
$70 Provides a clipper transit card for a student.
$100 Provides a new jobseeker with interview attire.
$500 Provides new GED textbooks.
$1000 Provides resources for a new computer.
$5000 Provides a college tour for 10 students.
$10,000 Provides school lunch for all our students for one school year.
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