Ways to Give and Feel Good

In this holiday season, consider giving back to the community! Scientists have found that it’s good for you to do an act of kindness for someone else. Research has discovered that our brains release neurotransmitters that make us feel good when we do good.  In this week’s blog, we surveyed our Engage San Francisco community…

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The Joy of Teaching Art

In this week’s blog, we hear from Engage San Francisco Literacy Tutor, Chloe Bryan, who has brought her own special artistic touch to the children she works with at the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center – through painting! Read more as she brings her lived experience and love of art to the classroom. Last month,…

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Dispelling Stereotypes and the Importance of Memory: A Walk Through the Fillmore District

As an alumnus of the Esther Madriz Diversity Scholars (EMDS), a living learning community on campus that strives to embody the Jesuit ideals of education and social justice, I was naturally ecstatic to have the opportunity to blend my role as an Advocate for Community Engagement (ACE) with my experience in the EMDS program. – Mary Cruz

An Afternoon With MAGIC ZONE

My fellow members of Urban Cohort 2 are super humans: juggling a full class schedule, adjusting to being back in the classroom, working full time or multiple part time jobs, volunteering for incredible causes all over the Bay Area and staying (or trying to stay) positive throughout! With a packed schedule myself; it is easy…

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