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City Expands Summer Programs for Children and Youth

Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced this week an additional $1.8 million in funding to support programming to keep San Francisco children and youth engaged and learning over the summer months.
Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.

SF State Dean of Ethnic Studies to Lead African American Education Association

By Beth Tagawa, SFSU Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, has been elected president of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE).
Dolores R. Gray is one of several African American artists exhibiting at the 26th Spring Open Studios on April 25 and 26.  Pictured here is her work titled "Looking Down the Road" (2005), a mixed media piece that is three-dimensional.  Open to the public just two weekends a year, this is an opportunity to view and purchase original fine artworks.

African American Artists Exhibit Original Works at Spring Open Studios

By Sally Douglas Arce     The 26th Annual Open Studios Shipyard Artists Spring Dream ~ Live With Art showcases 140+ exhibiting artists at Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Studios in San Francisco from [...]
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Male RNs Make Thousands More in Salary Than Female Counterparts

By Scott Maier, UCSF News Male registered nurses (RNs) make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study, and this earnings gap [...]
An instructor trains youth in web and technology development in the Hack the Hood youth training program. Photo: Hack the Hood.

Hack the Hood Expands Youth Tech Training Program

Hack the Hood is expanding its program to five new locations this year to bring a unique tech training model where low-income youth of color learn technology skills by building websites for small businesses during [...]
Berkeley Mayor and MTC Commissioner Tom Bates takes to the streets of his city on Bike to Work Day. (Photo: Karl Nielsen, MTC)

Bay Area’s Bike to Work Day

In the Bay Area, Bike to Work Day will celebrate its 21st birthday on May 14 with a nine-county-wide party on wheels. On Bike to Work Day, tens of thousands of new and seasoned riders [...]
Brittany Powell, an SF State MFA student, started The Debt Project after declaring bankruptcy in 2012.

Student Photographer Shines Light on Faces of Debt

By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News Struggling to find work in 2012 amid the fallout from the recession, photographer Brittany Powell declared bankruptcy to relieve herself of the credit card debt she had accumulated just trying [...]