18 Reasons

San Francisco, CA

18 Reasons offers a mix of paid programming in its San Francisco classroom, and free programming in low-income communities across the Bay Area. The Cooking Matters program offers free six-week-long cooking and nutrition series to 2,500 low-income residents each year. 18 Reasons engages community members to become Cooking Matters teachers by teaching the culinary, nutrition, and leadership skills they need to be successful teachers, building community capacity, teaching valuable job skills, and improving the quality and effectiveness of the programming.

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