Citizen Schools      

Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Education,Children & Youth,Computers & Technology,Arts & Culture,Health & Wellness,Politics,Science,Social Justice,Sports & Fitness

At 31 campuses in 7 states, serving 5,200 students and engaging 4,000 volunteers, we mobilize a second shift of afternoon educators, who provide academic support, leadership development, and apprenticeships: hands-on projects taught by volunteer experts. Citizen Schools is at the forefront of a movement to educate children, strengthen communities, and increase access to the American Dream.

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    Google and Citizen Schools

    Since 2006, more than 350 Google employee volunteers in California, New York, and Massachusetts have led nearly 100 apprenticeship courses, focused primarily on the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, through Citizen Schools. “Google employees Read More

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    The Science of Making Ice Cream

    In President Obama’s 2011 State of the Union address, he challenged young people who were contemplating the direction of their career by saying, “If you want to make a difference in the life of a nation; if you want to make a difference in the life of a child – become a teacher.” Although I am not the target demographic for President Obama’s challenge, I was moved by his words. Making a difference in a child’s life has always been a goal I hoped to accomplish. Read More