Recognizing Community Heroes: Midge Wilson

Sometimes in focusing on the problems affecting our youth today, we forget to recognize the successes, or acknowledge the heroic efforts of community members fighting every day to make things better. However, one San Francisco resident is showing us what can be accomplished with dedication and a big heart. Midge Wilson, founder of the Bay … Continue reading

Spotlight on Restorative Justice

Restorative justice has gained broad popularity in school contexts in recent years in the United States. In 2009, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution to establish restorative justice in the district schools as an alternative to zero tolerance discipline policies.  So far, the adoption of these policies has been uneven across … Continue reading

Community Workshop Schedule

Unite for Students is pleased to announce we have partnered with Mo’ Magic to facilitate parental involvement workshops at the Backpack Give Away on August 11, 2012. “A Community Workshop Series: Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline” will take place at the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center in the Western Addition (1050 McAllister St., corner of Webster), and … Continue reading