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Yuppie Friday

January 13, 2012

Come join City of Dreams and Yuppie Friday as we sip cocktails, mingle and raise money to support low-income youth living in the Bay View.  We are also working with Bay Area organizations to sponsor […]

Bike Repairs

Teddy & R.B – January 2012 Teddy and R.B have been working recently to refurbish a bicycle. R.B. has shown patience and persistence taking it apart, piece by piece, and putting it all back together – […]

2011 Holiday Party -- Cupcakes

2011 Holiday Party in Oakdale

December 10, 2011

  Help our youth Catch a Dream! Join City of Dreams at the Oakdale Community Center to celebrate the holiday season at our 2011 Holiday Party in Oakdale on 17 December 2011.  Play games, create holiday works […]

Eastside West Bartending 2011

Bartending for a Cause

December 10, 2011

CALLING FOR VOLUNTEER BARTENDERS! Come help raise awareness for City of Dreams while serving up San Francisco’s favorite cocktails at Eastside West Restaurant and Bar.  No experience necessary. Interested in volunteering?  Please contact Jessica Thomas, […]

Lucy & S.S. – December 2011    “I have had the privilege of being S.S.’s mentor for a few months now. She and I are both outgoing so we took to each other right away. I have […]

Fall High Ropes Course

December 03, 2011

Lesson: Trust & Teamwork A high ropes course creates a safe and fun environment so that mentors and mentees can creatively solve problems as a team, learn the importance of trust, give support, and learn […]

Natalia & B.S. Dreamers 11.2011

 Natalia & B.S. – November 2011 No one has demonstrated the spirit of community of “dreamers” quite like Natalia and B.S. lately.  In addition to serving on the Junior Mentor Coordinator Committee, Natalia has led the […]

2011 Oakdale Community Mural Painting

Mural Workday Super Saturday

November 01, 2011

Lesson: Respect Youth worked with community artist, Joseph Aponte, on the new community mural for the Oakdale Center.  Youth learned about respect as they turned their hopes for their community into icons and symbols for […]

Youth and Chicken

Slide Ranch Super Saturday

October 25, 2011

Lesson: Contribution Slide Ranch is an organic farm in Marin County dedicated to educate youth on the origins of their food.  Youth and mentors milked goats, pet chickens, made bread from scratch, and harvested veggies […]

October Dream Big Workshop

October 10, 2011

Lesson: Hope Do you believe “Anything is Possible?”  Youth who attended the October Dream Big Workshop know that it all starts with a dream!  Youth and our mentors asked why hope was important to them […]