For over three decades, Bay Area Community Resources After School Programs have had the privilege of serving the diverse communities of the Bay Area. They have done so by promoting the healthy development of individuals, families and communities through direct services, volunteerism, and partnering with the San Francisco Bay Area. The BACR family is a tight knit group, made up of passionate and creative individuals who have devoted themselves to the betterment of the lives of the children we serve. This blog was created to appreciate and showcase the achievements of our outstanding staff and their programs. Please join us on our journey of documenting the lives of the everyday heroes that serve in our programs.

Global Family After School Program

Coordinator: Luis Rosas

Teamwork makes the dream work

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Students love learning science and we love teaching it.


Kids learning about chemistry & chemical engineering.



They made the shell of an egg disappear using chemical reaction


Kids take ownership of growing their own in the garden.




Bridges Academy at Melrose

Bulldog Scholars

Coordinator Shawna Rock


Girls Soccer


This year Bulldog Scholars will be focused on social and emotional skills. Partnering with Leah Morales from America Scores, our girls have the opportunity to build their skills in soccer and poetry. Providing a safe space allows for girls to explore their creativity and freedom of expression as an individual through poetry in the classroom. Meanwhile on the field they receive encouragement, team building skills, also knowledge of fitness and nutrition, all while having fun with their classmates.