Paid 2011 summer youth programs and internships

Below is a list of great summer opportunities for youth in our community. Almost all programs are for youth ages 14-17 or 14-18. ¬†There is one program for¬†middle school aged youth: the Urban Trailblazers at the Crissy Field Center. Please … Read More

John Muir Elementary in the news

The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association has long cared about John Muir Elementary school and the success of its students. We were fortunate to have John Muir’s Principal Rosenberg at our General Meeting in January. Rosenberg expressed much the same opinions … Read More

Winter Hayes Valley Farm Update

by Booka Alon December and January brought much anticipated rains, and several new milestones at the Hayes Valley Farm. Our Youth Education Program hosted Winter Wonderfarm, an urban day-camp for kids. February brought us our one year anniversary and we … Read More

Seed-to-Mouth Cooking Class Update

By Nora Brereton In October 2010 CommunityGrows began a year-long Seed-to-Mouth cooking program at Margaret Hayward Recreation Center at Golden Gate and Laguna on Monday afternoons. The students who come for the after-school programs have been making great food every … Read More

Youth in the neighborhood – Jan. 2011 General Meeting Recap

The HVNA January 27th, 2011 general meeting was busy with five presentations. The first three presentations focused on upcoming opportunities for our youth in the neighborhood with benefits for the community at large. Rob Connolly, the President of Boys & … Read More