Victoria and Michael Franzia attend Enterprise for Youth's 50th Anniversary & Gladys Thacher's 90th Birthday Celebration

Talk About Legacy!

Victoria and Michael Franzia attend Enterprise for Youth’s 50th Anniversary & Gladys Thacher’s 90th Birthday Celebration on July 11th, 2019 at City Hall in San Francisco, CA. Photo – Devlin Shand for Drew Altizer Photography. Michael Franzia, President, Enterprise for Youth Board of Directors San Francisco’s City Hall was abuzz with magnificent energy and old and new friends of Enterprise …

A Letter from our CEO

Dear Community,

This month 270 Enterprise youth have walked through the doors of their summer internships all over San Francisco. Before their first day, they completed their trainings and interviews. They polished their resumes and faced their public speaking fears. They chose what to wear and made sure they were early on Day One. We are so proud of each individual young person and we are especially proud because Enterprise is employing the largest number of youth in our 50-year history.

The Founder

Glady Thacher started four nonprofits in her oversized living room ? and they?ve helped people live better lives By FRAN MORELAND JOHNS Original article from The Fillmore: http://newfillmore.com/2019/02/01/the-founder/ Soon after her graduation from Smith College in the late 1940s, Glady Thacher took on the traditional roles of supportive wife and mother then mandatory for most women. But she quickly decided there …

Fall Internship Graduation was a great success!

Good morning, everyone! Last night?s Fall Internship Celebration was a really special, intimate event. I know you were all there in spirit! Meghan and Mario, along with Daniela, Joanne, and Katia, did a splendid job organizing the celebration. Two students, Elaine ? who had an internship at Norman Yee’s office in City Hall and Amanda ? who had her internship …

Giving Thanks to Those Who Helped Us Along the Way

Dear Supporters of Enterprise for Youth, It?s that time of year where we take stock and show gratitude. There?s no better time to live the theme of our fall campaign, ?Giving back in honor of those who helped us along the way.? At Enterprise for Youth, we?re excited to have had such a successful 2018: we had a 62% increase …

Our latest video!

Check out our latest video, featuring Alex, an incredibly self-motivated teenager who just got his first job through Enterprise! Watch to hear Alex and his mentor Eddie talk about what Enterprise means to them…

Announcing Our Newest Board Member Alison Pincus

Enterprise For Youth is delighted to welcome Alison Gelb Pincus to our Board of Directors! Alison is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur who is motivated by disruption in the profit and not-for-profit/civic arenas. In 2008, Alison co-founded One Kings Lane as an innovative, e-commerce…

This Way Ahead 2018 Graduation

Congratulations to our This Way Ahead 2018 Internship graduates! 2018 was our biggest summer yet?84 youth from San Francisco and Oakland completed their 10-week internships and 65 were offered continued employment. How amazing is that? Having an extra big group…

Summer Internship Graduation 2018

On Friday, July 27th, over 200 community members attended the Enterprise Summer Internship Graduation to celebrate the accomplishments of interns who had completed our program. All of the moving pieces of the summer internships?the supervisors, mentors, families, Enterprise…