It is our belief that St. Anthony’s commitment to San Francisco’s poor and homeless residents would only be of partial service if we did not also use our unique position in the community to educate the broader public on the issues that our clients face. Our Social Justice Education Program offers opportunities to learn more about causes of and solutions to poverty.
Justice Education days provide greater depth and meaning to the volunteer experience by offering education and discussions on the issues of homelessness and poverty. Projects include a workshop, direct service and debrief discussion. We offer three different programs:
Social Justice Cinema
Stay tuned us for our next Social Justice Cinema.
In San Francisco, 28% of people suffer from food insecurity. This is the reality for most residents in the Tenderloin. In this role play activity Participants will be assigned a profile resembling a Tenderloin resident. Your challenge is to plan and shop for a meal for your family. You will go out into the Tenderloin neighborhood and visit the markets to simulate purchasing your meal. The event closes with a discussion about the experience and what you can do to address hunger in San Francisco.
Schedule a session for your group – Email or call 415-592-2727.