Citizen Schools’ Regional Leadership Partners are our strongest and most committed corporate allies in the fight to close opportunity and achievement gaps for low-income middle school students.

HP is California’s founding Regional Leadership Partner, supporting the growth of Expanded Learning Time on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. HP also provides needed laptops and other in-kind resources, employee volunteers, thought partnership, and strategic guidance. We’re thrilled to honor HP as Partner of the Year at our 2014 benefitEd celebration.
SanDisk supports students at Joseph George Middle School in San Jose; more than 20 employees have already served as Citizen Teachers in our first year of partnership there. SanDisk is also a founding partner of US2020, a national effort to engage unprecedented numbers of STEM professionals in teaching and mentorship.





These investors provide essential support for Citizen Schools’ programs in California.








American Endowment Foundation Aspire Public Schools
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District Ravenswood City School District
Redwood City School District San Mateo County Family Health Services
US Department of Education

Microsoft Taproot Foundation


Rebecca Hermes David and Deborah Hopkins
Laura and Gary Lauder Linda Lazor
William Pentney and Jennifer Kuczenski Kelly Pope and David Bulfer
Chris and Pam Rupright


To the Sobrato Foundation for their generous office space grant.

21st Century Community Learning Centers:

Citizen Schools California hereby formally notifies the local community of its intention to apply jointly with Alum Rock Union School District to the California Department of Education for Cohort 9, 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The centers will serve students at the following middle schools in Alum Rock: Ocala, Joseph George, and William Sheppard. Our application is due to the California Department of Education by December 12, 2013. We also take this opportunity to inform private schools, faith based organizations, and other community based organizations of our intent to provide safe and accessible, academic and enrichment programs in the aforementioned schools. Parties interested in participating in our programs are asked to contact Macy Parker.