Join PCRC for “My Life through the Lenses,” an event coordinated by South San Francisco High School’s Emerging Leaders Project. The Emerging Leaders Project is a program run by PCRC at South San Francisco High School that works with young men. The program focuses on leadership development, youth empowerment, and social justice. Tonight the youth will host a photo exhibit, raise money for an end of the year field trip, as well as perform. Please come and support the youth! The event will be from 4-8 pm at the SSFHS cafeteria.
Address: 400 B Street South San Francisco, CA 94080Read More
Acclaimed Author Luis J. Rodriguez To Speak at Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center Fundraiser.
San Mateo, CA. – April 27, 2012 – Celebrated author, poet, and social justice advocate Luis J. Rodriguez will serve as Keynote Speaker at “Be the Key: Transform Your Community,” a fundraiser luncheon for the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC) to be held on June 14th, 2012, from 11:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City.
“Mr. Rodriguez embodies the very principles and values that PCRC promotes,” says Executive Director Michelle Vilchez. “His story of transformation from a life of violence as a gang member to a life of compassion as a community leader inspires the work we do to empower people, build relationships, and reduce violence in our community.”
Following his address, Mr. Rodriguez will sign copies of his book It Calls You Back — An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing, which will be available for purchase at the luncheon. Single tickets and event sponsorships for “Be the Key: Transform Your Community,” are available here. The event is open to the public.
The mission of the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center is to foster collaborative engagement by bringing people together, facilitating conversation, and building these skills in our community.Read More
“Can youth and resistance be a positive thing? You are welcome to participate in a webinar hosted by PCRC’s Schools Program on this very topic: Helping Youth Move from Self-Defeating to Transformative Resistance. Youth face many challenges in their lives, including poverty, violence, academics and social pressures. This webinar will provide those working with youth an understanding on how resistance that focuses on positive youth-adult relationships, hope, and change can be transformative in the life of a young person.Read More