The traditional corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy is evolving, from how an organization interacts with the community to employee engagement. Join us for a conversation with CSR professionals from tech to civic policy to foundations to learn what best practices and trends they are seeing in their work, and learn how we as organizations and individuals can best engage with the challenges our current community faces today.
We invite your to join HandUp for a special evening event to kick off the National Sumit on Youth Homelessness in D.C. this year. Connect with other attendees of the conference and meet local organizations who also focus their work on alleviating poverty in D.C. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and beverages at the Scarlet Oak Restaurant and Bar, a quick 10 minute cab ride from the Holiday Inn Capitol.
Each February, leaders from across the nation gather to share solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing our communities: family and youth homelessness. This event will provide an opportunity to connect the nonprofit sector with civic technologists and local citizens who care about making an impact. Please join HandUp.org with a special unofficial happy hour in conjunction with the Alliance's National Conference on Ending Family & Youth Homelessness!
Homelessness is a very present issue in our community but it can be overwhelming to know how you can make a difference. Learn a little more about what homelessness means in San Francisco and where you as the tech community can make a difference from the team leveraging technology and human relationships to alleviate poverty.
Use code “HC30SF” for 30% off your ticket!
SOCAP 15 is almost here! Will you be attending this year? We'd love to see you there.
Rose Broome, CEO and Co-founder of HandUp will be joining Scot Chisholm, CEO & Co-Founder of Classy, Shivani Garg Patel, Co-founder & Managing Director of Samahope, and Suzanne DiBianca, President of Salesforce Foundation, for a conversation on Why Transparency is Key to Mobilizing and Empowering Communities | Wednesday 10:45AM Room 210C
Watch Sammie Rayner, Co-founder and Lead Partnerships pitch HandUp during Vodafone Americas Mobile Fast Pitch! Wednesday, 12pm Festival Meeting Room 4
Rose will also be speaking alongside Jennifer Pahlka, Founder and Executive Director of Code for America on SOCAPTV: Building a Digitally Inclusive Future | Thursday, 11am BATS Theatre
Want to meet up at SOCAP? Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or send us a tweet @HandUp!
Join city leaders, nonprofits, organizations, and neighbors in a day of giving that engages with one of the largest issues in our city.
On September 11th, 2015 the San Francisco community is coming together for the first annual SF Homelessness Outreach Day to inspire compassion through engaging directly with our homeless neighbors, give tangible resources that help connect people to services, and create real change in our community that goes beyond this one-day event.
Come by HandUp's booth at this year's Community Action Partnership Annual Convention in San Francisco! Focused on empowering homeless families and transforming communities, this is one of the largest gatherings of nonprofit professionals and civic leaders.
What is the difference between a Public Benefit Corporation and a Benefit Corporation? Are these for-profit models better for a company to make an impact in the world versus founding a nonprofit entity?
Learn what this means for your social impact company and how you should think about incorporating your organization to create the most change in the world. We'll hear from legal expert Leslie Keil, Partner at Hanson Bridgett, LLC as she explains the implications of these different options of incorporation and certification.
City Lights is a group that puts on bimonthly events to promote and support teams working on socially driven projects.
Come join us for our second event as we spotlight HandUp.org and Project Homeless Connect (PHC), two amazing teams working side by side in addressing the homeless problem within San Francisco and across the nation.
There may be no better place than San Francisco for citizen entrepreneurs to build creative solutions to the challenges our city faces. Systemic civic issues around food, housing, and other basic needs are benefiting from the innovation and hustle of local leaders who are taking matters into their own hands. Meet these civic entrepreneurs and experience their vision for change through a series of Ignite talks that inspire action for a sustainable San Francisco.
From access to the Internet and communications (like a cell phone) to the opportunity to learn basic computer skills - technology is a requirement in our daily lives. Unfortunately for someone experiencing homelessness, limited access to technology is a huge barrier to establishing stability and escaping poverty.
Understanding Youth Homelessness: Documentary & Discussion with HandUp, Larkin Street Youth Center, Hanson Bridgett
The Homestretch is a powerful documentary about youth homelessness. Set in Chicago, the film provides unprecedented access into public schools and youth homeless shelters through the journeys of three incredible teenagers in Chicago. Each of these smart, ambitious teenagers - surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age.
The Coalition on Homelessness is a Bay Area organization that, since 1987, advocates for the rights of people experiencing homelessness, and focuses on creating new solutions to poverty and barriers to housing. It's also the organization behind The Street Sheet, now the oldest continuously published street newspaper in North America. Support their efforts here.
RSVP here to learn more about the great work done by Coalition on Homelessness and Executive Director Jennifer Friedenbach, interviewed by Kim-Mai Cutler of Techcrunch.
Crowdfunding continues to be a growing phenomenon and powerful platform for anyone to reach their goals. Beyond raising funds to meet a campaigner's goal, crowdfunding creates an engaged community to rally the resources to make real change in our cities.