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  • Working with Community Partners « Students « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    Working with Community Partners Working with Community Partners Click on image to see video and hear what some of our students interns have to say about their work with community partners Helpful hints on communicating with community partners 1 Before you phone know when you are available to work and be prepared to introduce yourself For example Hi my name is I am currently enrolled in a Community Service Learning course at San Francisco State University I found your organization listed in the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement s database and I am very interested in volunteering some time to your cause When can I meet with someone to discuss this further 2 If you have to leave a message do not assume that they can call you back right away call again If you leave a message let them know when you will be available by phone and when you are available to meet with them 3 Treat the initial meeting as a job interview take your resume and create one if you don t have one 4 What are deal breakers for you This could be anything from the location of the organization the hours they need

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/students/w_comm_partners.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Process « Community Partners « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    to register for the Fall semester is July 7 2014 Current Community Partners Deadline for Postings New Opportunities is August 11 2014 If you have any questions about the risk management issues please contact Jen Gasang at jlgasang sfsu edu Last Update October 22 2014 ICCE Home Page Community Partners Process How to Become an Approved CSL Site To become a community partner please register with ULink49 click here Click here for ULink49 Community Partner User Guide Dear Community Partners ULink49 is Open Development of the new system has been a collaborative effort by several universities whose missions prioritize public service San Francisco State University The University of California at San Francisco Sonoma State University The University of San Francisco the Neighborhood Empowerment Network of the City and County of San Francisco The database will allow a variety of users faculty staff students nonprofit organizations and government agencies to create and manage their profiles and service learning projects online The profiles will be viewable and searchable by all constituents using key words and other specific search criteria We look forward to connecting you and students via a more user friendly interface next fall IMPORTANT REMINDER TO CURRENTLY REGISTERED SITES Students

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/comm_partners/process.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Working with Students « Community Partners « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    position must provide hands on experience for the student An experience where the student watches others work is an observation not an academic experience Be realistic about how much time students will be able to work Most students are only available during the three month semester schedule so you must plan accordingly When students meet with you please 1 Give them a clear job project description outlining tasks responsibilities expectations and required skills 2 Be selective Be aware that some students may not match your needs 3 Make sure the site supervisor is a professional staff member who has the appropriate expertise time and desire to be the CSL student s project manager or supervisor 4 Give the student an orientation about your organization its location mission and culture the clients it serves and go over what their specific assignments will be Be sure to discuss key issues facing your organization Introduce students to your staff provide a tour of the facility discuss emergency policies accident procedures and the organization s rules and regulations You can use the Orientation checklist in the right hand column as a guide 5 Offer training sessions during the early part of the semester and

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/comm_partners/working_w_students.html (2016-02-13)
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  • America Counts « Programs « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    who are struggling with their math skills but tutors may be asked to tutor facilitate in other areas such as reading history sports etc There is no cost to community partner sites or to the parents of children being tutored The goal of the program is to help build a strong mathematical foundation for students and in so doing ensure greater college success and access to careers in a growing technological market An America Counts tutor must be willing to Make a full year commitment fall and spring semesters and work a minimum of 8 hours per week Tutor children ages 4 to 12 years old Work for 12 00 per hour America Counts Application Due Friday September 5th 2014 by 5pm AC Student Application AY 2014 2015 America Counts Statistics AY 2013 14 At full capacity we hired 24 SF State tutors We were at 11 sites 9 ES 1 MS 1 CBO based site Total students served K 5 1 035 Total students served 6 8 438 Grand total of students served 1 473 SF State Student reflections Tutor I was able to serve a population that I don t normally have contact with These students are too often overlooked due to their disruptive classroom behavior yet these are the students that need to the most academic support Tutor Francis Mead School Site Cesar Chavez The broader social issues that affect the population I serve are centered around the social barriers of race and class I have learned how dedicated I am to social justice through the experience I had working at Caesar Chavez Elementary I love the sense of community you get at the school as well as in the Si Se Puede after school program I feel like I have a positive impact on the children

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/programs/america_counts.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Urban Curriculum « Programs « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    are hired as tutors to work in 3rd grade classrooms in San Francisco elementary schools America Reads tutors have great opportunities to start their teaching career and gain important skills during their participation with the program Partnering with the Graduate College of Education in Burk Hall America Reads tutors gain insight into the teaching credential pathways provided by the Department of Elementary Education Transformative Experience America Reads tutors are San Francisco State University undergraduate and graduate students from various backgrounds and majors who are interested in working with youth As part of their training tutors utilize creative and innovative ways to design culturally relevant lesson plans to enhance the reading experience for their assigned students Over time tutors develop experience and understanding related to working in urban public schools while they make connections with teachers principals supervisors and most of all their elementary level students Tutors end the program having made an impact on the schools community and being personally transformed by their one on one tutoring sessions What to Expect Last year a total of 40 children received one on one reading support from America Reads tutors Tutors also provided general classroom support to over 500 children and 21 teachers The training course is ongoing throughout the academic year and provides tutors over 52 hours of in depth preparation problem solving and community building The average America Reads tutor will spend more than 200 hours in an elementary level classroom Become a Tutor Seeking dynamic tutors for SFSU America Reads Attain experience working with elementary age students in the classrooms Gain the required hours of field experience necessary for admittance to SFSU s Elementary Education credential program Utilize innovative and creative methods to increase students skill levels in the academics needed to improve their literacy skills Inspire and learn

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/programs/America%20Reads.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Community Service Learning « Programs « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    Chemistry and graduate students in Teaching College Chemistry among other courses Additionally she is currently involved in a project with the SF State s Center for Science and Math Education to train undergraduate peer instructors to work in Chemistry supplemental instruction classes On campus she serves on the Advisory Boards for the SF State s Center for Teaching and Faculty Development and the Community Service Learning Program Mrs Eroy Reveles was compelled to do her research in chemical education in order to expand the number and diversity of students pursuing careers in science As self described average science major who was not asked nor encouraged to participate in undergraduate research Mrs Eroy Reveles is keenly attune to the needs of students who are not the highest achievers but with great potential Her multicultural Chicana Puerto Rican Filipina and bilingual English Spanish upbringing has helped her bring together findings from different areas of study chemistry education psychology social justice to apply to her research and teaching She is passionate about educating students about skills necessary for success in science and has led many workshops for students in elementary to graduate school Jason Ferreira Ph D Associate Professor and Director of Race Resistance Studies in the College of Ethnic Studies SF State University His teaching and scholarship focuses on the history of radicalism within and across communities of color He is currently working on a social history of the multiracial struggle that culminated in the 1968 Third World Strike at San Francisco State giving birth to the first Department of Black Studies and still only College of Ethnic Studies in the nation Along with Elizabeth Betita Martinez Ferreira founded the Institute for MultiRacial Justice He serves on the Board of Directors of the Freedom Archives the Kendra Alexander Foundation and currently is a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Howard Zinn Book Fair He is also the Project Director of the Eyes on Arizona Project an initiative dedicated to providing political education encouraging civic engagement and developing leadership skills in youth in pursuit of immigrant justice Mary C Harris Governess Household Apartment Manager Community Leader San Francisco CA Mrs Harris is a native San Franciscan who has not only dedicated herself to the City but has also shown remarkable leadership through her community involvement for the past 36 years Among her many leadership roles she was PTA President and volunteer at Francis Scott Key elementary school in the Sunset district for 10 years the President of OMI Neighbors In Action and founding member and President of the District 11 council Currently she sits on many other community park and library boards in District 11 where she considers home Furthermore Mrs Harris has done outstanding work as a member of the Citizen Community Police Academy member and Neighborhood Emergency Response Team NERT where she puts her day to day knowledge of the neighborhood to work Finally as the original member of the Taraval Community Police Advisory Board CPAB Mrs Harris continues to improve communication between the Taraval Police Station and the community Mrs Harris has received many awards throughout the years for her commitment to service among the most notable ones have been the 2005 and 2008 Certificate of Honor from Mayor Newsom for her service to the City of San Francisco Daniel Homsey Director of Neighborhood Resilience the City Administrator s Office of the City and County of San Francisco A fourth generation San Franciscan who has a degree in Political Science from San Francisco State University Mr Homsey has spent the last 25 years as a communications professional in both the private and public sector After a long stint in the technology field Mr Homsey was appointed Director of The Mayor s Office of Neighborhood Services in 2004 In January 2008 he became the Director of Neighborhood Resilience in the City Administrator s office Mr Homsey is the project manager for the Neighborhood Empowerment Network NEN initiative which is a coalition of residents community supported organizations non profits academic institutions and government agencies with the mission to empower residents with the capacity and resources to build and steward strong sustainable communities Steve A Jones Graduate Studies Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Department of Design and Industry SF State University Steve Jones is a graphic designer and artist He received his BFA in Graphic Design from the California College of the Arts and his MFA with honors in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design RISD His interests focus on African American history and Black icons and their representation in mass media and popular culture community and public art He teaches the Community Arts Design Studio in Design and Industry This interdisciplinary program focuses on community based arts practice and theory with an emphasis on service learning civic engagement and issues in diversity The course emphasizes media literacy and analysis skills emphasizing nuanced non stereotypical representation of cultural vernaculars A self described critic of popular culture he is particularly interested in how race and identity inform our social and visual perception He is a member of the Alameda County Public Arts Advisory Committee PAAC and the founder of the Negro Emancipation Association NEA a loose collective of graphic designers interior designers architects and artists brought together in part by a shared interest in design art identity politics and history and how those themes intertwine influence are influenced by the Black experience He is the Creative Director of plantain studio Oakland CA His work has been featured exhibited in Metropolis magazine The International Review of African American Art Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Oaklandish and the American Institute of Graphic Arts among others Lyslynn Lacoste Director of Bayview Mobilization for Adolescent Growth in our Communities BMAGIC San Francisco CA For more than fifteen years Ms Lacoste has diligently served youth through leadership development mentoring and juvenile justice reform Lyslynn began her career in youth development while working closely with local community centers Boys and Girls Clubs and Boston

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/programs/csl_program.html (2016-02-13)
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  • NEN University « Programs « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    Paul School Telegraph Hill Dwellers Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center Temple Tutorial Temple United Methodist Church Yick Wo Elementary School YMCA Jose Ortega After School Program Last Update October 7 2014 ICCE Home Page Programs NEN University NEN University C Peter Magrath Community Engagment Exemplary Program Award Engaged Learning Zones ELZ OMI United Festival NEN University NENu is a partnership between the City and County of San Francisco s Neighborhood Empowerment Network NEN San Francisco State University s Institute for Civic and Community Engagement ICCE the University of San Francisco USF and the University of California UCSF to address critical issues defined by residents living in San Francisco neighborhoods NEW San Francisco State University Wins C Peter Magrath University Community Engagment Exemplary Program Award October 8 2013 San Francisco State University s Engaged Learning Zones ELZ partnership is the 2013 recipient of the C Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award for Exemplary Program for the project Community Engagement Urban Resiliency Developing Empowered Neighborhoods through Service Learning San Francisco State University and more than 61 community partners used a community based approach to revitalize eight neighborhoods in urban San Francisco After evaluating best practices in community sustainability and resiliency nationwide the partners agreed to focus on highly diverse multicultural and distinctly different neighborhoods where University community service learning CSL faculty engaged 358 undergraduate and graduate students in 23 projects Collaborating with elected officials and departments in the City and County of San Francisco and neighborhood stakeholders students dedicated nearly 30 000 hours of service over four years to help stakeholders revitalize their neighborhoods The University community collaboration positively impacted nearly 80 000 San Franciscans generated two Town Hall meetings two Environmental Summits numerous policy meetings six community leadership workshops six Community Councils and Festivals that hosted more than 1 200 community celebrants tutoring services to 5 653 low income k 8 students and senior service The C Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award recognizes four year public universities that have redesigned their learning discovery and engagement functions to become productively involved within their communities The Magrath recipients are chosen from a pool of four regional winners from the Outreach Scholarship W K Kellogg Foundation Engagement Awards which are presented each fall during the National Outreach Scholarship Conference ENGAGED LEARNING ZONES ELZ Engaged Learning Zones are multi year place based projects that focus university resources on a specific community in order to increase their leadership capacities Our first ELZ in District 11 enjoys strong support from San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos office and the Mayor s Office of Housing Community Development CSL students mapped local resources interviewed stakeholders to help identify short and long term needs and then supported the development and implementation of plans that can help build a more vibrant economically robust and socially inclusive City Read more about the work we have been doing in D11 and D3 in the pdf below ELZ Community Support Academic Year 2010 11 ELZ Community Support Academic Year 2011 12 The Table of Contents

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/programs/nenu.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Articles « Publications & Resources « ICCE « San Francisco State University
    informative evaluation studies are available below The Impact of CSL on Community Agencies ICCE conducted a study to determine what kind of impact student service learning had on community agencies and to determine if the CSL program was realizing the principles of effective community university partnerships Overall respondents were extremely satisfied with the quality of SF State student interns and the work they performed which resulted in an ability to serve more clients Community Service Learning and Its Impact on Community Agencies An Assessment Study ICCE 2010 For Faculty Developing a Reflection Component for Service Learning Programs Final Report Disaster Preparedness among Consumers and Providers of In Home Supportive Services in San Francisco Impact of CSL on Students Cognitive Development Impact of Service Learning and Social Justice Education on College Students Cognitive Development NASPA Journal 2006 Vol 43 no 2 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators ABSTRACT This study used the Measure of Epistemology Reflection to explore the impact of service learning and social justice education on college students cognitive development Six service learning courses taught with or without a social justice emphasis were studied Results showed that service learning courses in general had a positive impact on students cognitive

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~icce/publications_resources/articles.html (2016-02-13)
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