A R.O.C.K. Exclusive: Introducing our Newest Dream Team Additions In this newsletter, we had the pleasure of sitting down with three of our newest staff members who make up the leadership team at R.O.C.K. As part of 3-year strategic plan, we have positively fulfilled one of...

By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator JW: Hi Mike, thanks so much for taking the time to chat with me. Why don’t we just jump right into it, by starting with the most obvious question: why did you apply to work with R.O.C.K.? MA: I was...

Building Community with R.O.C.K. R.O.C.K.'s summer is off to a great start! Once school ended, we immediately welcomed this wonderful season with a trip to Mountain Camp, launching us into the six-week summer program focused on literacy, health and recreation. We established promising partnerships with two exceptional Bay Area companies whose generosity...

R.O.C.K. Kids Experience the 23rd Annual Lil’ Kid Camp By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing and Development Coordinator Nicole, a fifth grader who was notoriously quiet and shy at school, was climbing a R.O.C.K. wall nestled in the outdoor playground of Mountain Camp. As she neared the toughest part--known...

KPMG Book Fair By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator Summertime in San Francisco means a lot of things -- BBQs, exploring the outdoors, and (hopefully) more sunshine. But what most people don't know is that summertime can also mean a sharp decline in reading progress for...

R.O.C.K. Star Staff Q&A By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator For this newsletter, I’ll be interviewing Devin King, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator, who has an integral part of keeping our kids and their families connected to our programs. We wanted to find out what her...