Silicon Valley FACES Overview
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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)