Resource Center

Resource Center

The Resource Center is a collection of FREE resources curated by BOOST and sorted by grade level and category. Interested in adding a resource? Contact hello@boostcafe.org

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Home of Guiding Hands (HGH)

Pre K   Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Physical & Mental Health

Home of Guiding Hands (HGH) was created as a result of a small, but dedicated and ambitious group of leaders in East County San Diego. Since our inception in 1961, Home of Guiding Hands has provided benchmark programming and housing for men, women, and children with developmental disabilities. We don’t see ourselves as caregivers; rather, we are partners, facilitators, community members and teachers.

UURISE

Higher Education

Pre K   Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Community-Based, Diversity & Inclusion, Immigration

UURISE is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in 2007 to empower immigrants and refugees in the U.S. by offering direct legal services, particularly to those who have few resources to obtain legal assistance.

The Mentoring Project

Higher Education

Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Mentoring Programs for Youth

The Mentoring Project recruits, trains and matches mentors with at-risk youth populations, with their live trainings and Mentor Toolkit.

National Mentoring Resource Center

Higher Education

Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Mentoring Programs for Youth

National Mentoring Resource Center’s goal is to improve the quality and effectiveness of youth mentoring across the country through increased use of evidence-based practices and sharing practitioner innovations.

Human Rights Watch

Higher Education

Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Community-Based

Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups.

Human Rights Campaign

Higher Education

Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, LGBTQIA

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Amnesty International

Higher Education

Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Community-Based, Diversity & Inclusion, Prevention & Intervention

Amnesty International is a global movement of millions of people demanding human rights for all people – no matter who they are or where they are. We are the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization.

United Nations

Higher Education

Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Diversity & Inclusion

The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. Due to the powers vested in its Charter and its unique international character, the United Nations can take action on the issues confronting humanity in the 21st century, such as peace and security, climate change, sustainable development, human rights, disarmament, terrorism, humanitarian and health emergencies, gender equality, governance, food production, and more.

Kids for Peace

Higher Education

Pre K   Pre K   Middle School   High School      Arts & Culture, Community-Based, Leadership, Service Learning and Volunteer Programs

Guided by the mission of Kids for Peace, our programs emphasize youth leadership, cross-cultural experiences, arts, service and caring for our earth.

Career Girls

High School

Pre K   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Curriculum & Enrichment, Diversity & Inclusion, Youth Development

The mission of Career Girls is for all girls to reach their full potential and discover their own path to empowerment through access to inspiring career role models and supportive girl-centric curriculum. CareerGirls.org is a video-based career exploration tool for girls, with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers. It’s free to use and free of commercials. Our collection includes over 7,000 video clips featuring more than 400 women role models. These successful women work in different careers—ranging from astronaut to musician to veterinarian—all over the United States.