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2017 Annual Campaign - January 11th - March 1st

Project Cornerstone has kicked off their annual campaign with a goal to raise $90,000. You can make your donation now by visiting our donation page here!

These funds will go to support the programs that support youth and adults in Silicon Valley including the ABC, Los Dichos, Preschool, and middle school parent engagement programs, the Expect Respect workhops, the Take It Personally Workshops, school staff trainings, and community partner trainings.  Our programs cost approximately $10 per child for the over 70,000 youth that are reached.  We have raised $9 per child and will use the annual giving campaign to raise the rest of the money.  Here is a visual to better understand our funding structure:

 2017 Asset Champions Breakfast Early Bird Ticket Sales

Project Cornerstone’s annual Asset Champions Breakfast honors the individuals and organizations whose commitment to building positive relationships with young people is making Silicon Valley a better place for young people to live and grow. More than 1,000 people representing local governments, businesses, schools, community organizations, and the faith community are expected to attend.

The 2017 Asset Champions Breakfast is especially exciting, as Project Cornerstone will release the results of a countywide survey of 45,000+ young people regarding developmental asset levels, risk behaviors, and thriving indicators. Additionally it will feature a keynote address by Civil Rights Icon, Ruby Bridges.

Event Information:

2017 Asset Champions Awards Breakfast
When: Friday, March 24, 2017 from 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Mission City Ballroom, Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Ticket Information:

Tickets are available starting November 1st and Early Bird pricing ends January 31st: https://goo.gl/aaLaol
Space is limited

Project Cornerstone Program Impact (2015-16)

During the 2015-16 school year, the School Partnerships program was active in 212 schools:

  • Training more than 4,906 adult volunteers to deliver literature-based programs (ABC, Los Dichos, and Middle School) that reached 62,055 students.
  • Facilitating Expect Respect bullying prevention workshops to 3,152 students in 48 schools.
  • Training over 726 school staff in forging stronger connections with their students and creating a caring and supportive school climate.
  • Engaging 460 adults through our six week Take It Personally workshops.

Our volunteers and students shared with us the following:

  • 94% of youth said that they had at least one caring adult at school they trust if they have a problem.
  • 92% of youth shared that they are more likely to speak up against bullying.
  • 93% of adult volunteers are making greater efforts to support youth in their community.
  • 97% of school staff reported that they are taking time to intentionally build relationships with their students.

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