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Beacons Celebrate 20 Years!

This year the San Francisco Beacon Initiative is celebrating 20 years of providing high-quality programming for children, youth, and families in San Francisco. To mark the occasion, we took over Civic Center Plaza on October 10th to bring the best of Beacons to life with youth performances, interactive learning stations, and more!

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About Us

The San Francisco Beacon Initiative coordinates public and private partnerships and funding that enable schools, communities, and families to offer academic, social, and emotional support to their youth as they prepare for lives as successful adults.
San Francisco Beacon Initiative is one of the first models of communities and schools working in partnership. The community and its youth feel connected and supported as they take steps to shape their own bright future.