Since 1996, private and public funders in San Francisco have supported a city-wide Beacons Initiative. Eight Beacon Centers, located in public schools, serve 7500 youth and adults each year, providing a rich array of developmental activities in the non-school hours. This report looks at how the centers were created; it describes the centers' operation; and investigates the role of the initiative's "theory of change" in organizing and guiding the effort.
Title: Working Together to Build Beacon Centers in San Francisco: Evaluation Findings from 1998-2000
Publication date 2001-10-30
Publication Year 2001
Amy J. A. Arbreton
, Karen E. Walker
North America / United States (Western) / California / San Francisco County / San Francisco
, theory of change
, host school
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