February 18th, 2015 by Admin
In celebration of WritersCorps’ 20th anniversary, we’ve produced posters that will be displayed in downtown San Francisco from March to May. Each poster features a portrait of a WritersCorps participant and an excerpt of his or her writing. Click below to hear the youth reading.
February 16th, 2015 by Admin
Eat pizza for a cause! We’re excited to announce that we will have a Paxti’s Pizza Fundraising Day on Monday, February 23. As part of Patxi’s 52 Weeks of Giving program, Patxi’s will donate 10% of their total sales to WritersCorps that day at their Hayes Valley location (511 Hayes Street, between Laguna and Octavia, 415-558-9991).
Dine in at the restaurant, book catering for a meeting, or order take-out. You can even order a half-baked pizza or pick up a gift card to enjoy another time. Order here!
January 21st, 2015 by Admin
Interested in writing and art? Join WritersCorps after school at Oasis For Girls this spring.
Program dates are February 17th to April 4th and take place Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:30- 6:30 pm, and also on some Saturdays and over spring break. The program is open to girls ages 14 to 17. Participants will receive a stipend (ranging from from $300 to $500). Deadline is Friday, January 30th by 5pm.
This is not a drop-in program so please make sure you can attend the entire session. Click here
for more information and to apply.
January 20th, 2015 by Admin
Join us at Space Menu: An Imaginary, Interplanetary Feast! presented by WritersCorps participants at the San Francisco Main Public Library. Experience a fun-filled event full of literary activities created by and for youth. Find out more about the collective giant robot that spews a space-themed menu full of poetic descriptions. For ages 6 and up.
Click here for more information on the San Francisco Public Library’s site.
WHEN: Monday, February 2, 2015, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: San Francisco Main Public Library, 100 Larkin Street (@ Grove), Atrium
PUBLIC TRANSIT: Muni Lines 5, 19, 21, 43, 49; Civic Center BART and Muni Metro
Images from the event: