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Project News | March 25, 2021

Announcing The Carpentries Podcast!

The Carpentries Further TogetherThe Carpentries has posted their first podcast with the goal of increasing engagement with their community by sharing conversations and discussions of interest in a format that is portable and accessible. You can stream and download the episodes directly from their website. Taken from sessions during their CarpentryCon @ Home 2020 event, the first podcast is a discussion on mindfulness and self-care in online communities.

Listen to the Podcast Here

Access Session Recordings from CarpentryCon @ Home 2020 Here

Attendance Works Working on Re-engaging Students During the Pandemic

students learning laptop

Attendance Works recognizes that challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic caused more youth than usual to leave school before graduating. America’s Promise and National League of Cities will be joining Attendance Works for a webinar on exploring promising strategies for re-engaging students who have dropped out of school. Community leaders and young people from around the country will be discussing engagement data, understanding absenteeism, new practices for re-engagement in specific communities, and more. The webinar is scheduled for March 25 from noon-1:30pm Pacific Time.

Register for the Webinar Here


Castro Country Club: AIDS WALK 2021

Castro Country Club will be participating in this year’s virtual AIDS WALK 2021. AIDS WALK is one of Castro Country Club’s biggest annual fundraisers. They have set their goal at raising $50,000 this year.


Register and/or Donate Here

Castro Country Club is also pleased to announce that their café is now offering limited indoor seating in addition to seating on their back deck in accordance with San Francisco reopening guidelines. Their café is located at 4058 18th St, San Francisco and is open 9am-7pm daily. If you’re looking for a way to get more involved with Castro Country Club, they are currently seeking volunteer baristas! Email Manager Brandon Stanton at if you are interested in being trained and helping out!

Project Homeless Connect: New Outdoor Provider Drop-Ins

Project Homeless Connect gets ready for outdoor servicesProject Homeless Connect’s outdoor Provider Drop-In Service day, held on February 24, was a success. Project Homeless Connect’s provider partner Downtown Streets Team connected nearly 40 participants with their work-experience program while Glide’s Daily Meal Program provided snack bags for participants. Project Homeless Connect just held its second outdoor Provider Drop-In day yesterday, March 24. This time, Project Homeless Connect was joined by Alcoholics Anonymous and the Mental Health Association of San Francisco. Once again, Glide’s Daily Meal Program provided food to participants. Both indoor and outdoor Provider Drop-Ins are scheduled over the next several months.

You can sign up to volunteer at these events and other Project Homeless Connect activities, including outreach walks and hygiene kit distribution, using their new Volunteer Interest Form.

View PHC’s Full Programs Calendar Here


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