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Phone: 408-286-9663
777 North First Street
Suite 220

San Jose
California 95112
USA
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Target demographics: Elementary, middle, high school and college students, as well as adults in Silicon Valley and Northern CA; victims of violent crime in Santa Clara County

Direct beneficiaries per year: Educated 8,000 students and 1,000 adults about the value of differences and the personal impact of stereotypes and discrimination.

Enabled more than 4,700 students to critically examine the Holocaust and modern genocide.

Empowered over 650 students and educators at 14 high schools, through Camp Everytown, to create safe and inclusive school communities.

Inspired over 2,000 students, through the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art and Writing Contest, with Dr. King’s messages of non-violence and social equality.

Assisted more than 9,500 victims of violent crime, helping them overcome the trauma and rebuild their lives.

Engaged services of more than 150 volunteers, bringing educational programs to the community and assistance to victims of violent crime.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: provide administrative support with our Education Department team

Geographic areas served: Silicon Valley and Northern California

Programs: Building Connections (Grades K-5)
Camp Everytown (high school)
Common Ground Enrichment Institute (entering 9th graders)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Writing, Art & Multimedia Contest (high school)
Extremes of Hate: Holocaust Education & Critical Thinking Studies program (middle and high school students)
Leadership Today (college students)

Mission:
Silicon Valley FACES builds an inclusive and caring community free of bias and bigotry. We do this by bringing people together through educational programs and supporting victims of crime.
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05/31/12
I attended Camp Everytown, which is a Silicon Valley Faces program. I could tell the program really changed a lot of people and opened up their eyes to some of the struggles people in their immediate community face whether it pertains to socioeconomic status, race, religion, or prejudice. I think it... more »
03/27/12
Silicon Valley Faces is a non profit that has a goal of creating a safe community free of Bias and Bigotry. Silicon Valley Faces has a plethora of programs that help them in their mission but the one that stands out the most is camp Everytown. I attended camp Everytown four times and each time I ... more »
03/26/12
I decided to volunteer at Silicon Valley FACES because I attended one of their programs in 2003, Camp Everytown. The camp changed my life because it opened my eyes to my own potential as a leader. The work they do and the things they believe in are inspirational and encourage me to believe that ... more »
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