It's time for our annual event for FACES SF!
On Thursday, October 13th at 6:30 pm join us for a cocktail party with a Speakeasy theme, held at Chicken John's Warehouse, an unique San Francisco venue located in the heart of the city. FACES SF will be serving signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, craft beer, and wine while our guests are treated to a special showing of some of our student’s most cherished art and photography, a silent auction, and a signature raffle.
Visual artist Alex Regenstreich will be a guest speaker. Alex, who recently spoke at TEDx Napa Valley about his project 'iSeeFaces' works with students at our Bayview site building a curriculum to empower kids to look at themselves and their lives differently.
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Welcome Back Event at Bayview
We just had our Welcome Back event at our Bayview site. It was a jammed packed afternoon with Family Fun day early in the afternoon, followed by the the grand opening of of the Bayview playground! Mr. Ken manned the BBQ and with staff, students and teachers all contributing. Go to Recent News to read a message about the event from our Executive Director, Lawland Long.
"There were times when I had to decide, am I going to get groceries, or pay the electric bill" Such were the economic pressures of young mother Mercedes Cadena as she struggled to make ends meet, raise children, and start a career as a hairdresser in San Francisco. Along with the challenges of finding work to have a place to live and put food on the table for her kids, finding affordable child care was especially difficult.