Category Archives: Community Resource Room

In the Heart of the Mission, we offer more than Technology Tutoring

In our safe and welcoming Community Resource Room (CRR) women and men can get one-on-one help on lots of topics. For instance, our Bilingual (Spanish) volunteers can help clients learn computer basics and to use these skills to find jobs. … Continue reading

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From Fingerprints to Family

Update January 14, 2014 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) urgently needs additional funding.  Congress must act by January 15, 2014 to appropriate federal funding for the remainder of FY 2014.  Call … Continue reading

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The City That Holds Us: The Community Resource Room

At the Women’s Building our Community Resource Room (CRR) clients are working with both big and small transitions; from learning to navigate a computer mouse for the first time to finding housing, from looking for jobs to understanding a new … Continue reading

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The Women’s Building Volunteer Spotlight: Ingrid Yau

  Ingrid Yau joined The Women’s Building (TWB) in January 2013. Since then, she has been such an amazing addition to both our staff and volunteer team. Ingrid has been a reliable tax preparer at our Free Volunteer Income Tax … Continue reading

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Women, Education, and Technology: From Jordan to the Mission District

Last month, the Women’s Building was invited to be part of a panel discussion as part of the San Francisco Public Library’s Community Film Screening of Solar Mamas.  The documentary followed a rural Jordanian woman’s experience at Barefoot College where … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile – Zach Intemann

Zach has been volunteering in the Community Resource Room (CRR) since September 2011. He is a fixture of our Job Search program, assisting primarily Spanish-speaking women and men with their resumes and other employment needs, as well as, making referrals … Continue reading

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Community Resource Room Technology Lab Addresses the Digital Divide

Although we are living in times of mass technological innovation and social change, the fact still remains that a digital divide exists between those who can afford tech tools and those who can not. An estimated 100 million Americans do … Continue reading

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