Ada’s Café hires and trains disabled individuals to work in the food service industry, giving them independence and essential life skills. Read more
A Healthy Scorecard for Kids.
Children Now is publishing the 2012 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being, which tracks 26 key, interrelated indicators of children’s well-being, providing policymakers and community leaders reliable county-level data to direct interventions to highest-priority areas of children’s well-being.
News and Information for California.
The California Report, a statewide KQED radio news program providing daily coverage of the issues, trends and decisions affecting California’s diverse population, focuses on how candidates, campaigns and officials connect with new immigrant voters and their communities in the 2012 election cycle.
Each year several dozen free public events are offered in conjunction with the Silicon Valley Reads program at libraries, schools, and community locations. Between 4,000-5,000 individuals attend these events and thousands more read the featured books on their own, for high school and college assignments, and with their book clubs. The program promotes literacy and lifelong learning, fosters community dialog, and increases awareness of social issues and diverse perspectives.