Everyone’s Got to Start Somewhere

“PRC’s Next Step program is the best place for clients to get that first experience with the computer mouse, with the keys, with the screen, and gain at least these minimum skills. We’ll look after them, and we’ll keep them from running and screaming from the building in the process, or throwing the computer on […]
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“I’m really grateful to be a part of PRC.”

“I’m really grateful to be a part of PRC.” Troy has had six hip replacements, both shoulders replaced, both knees replaced, three neck surgeries, two back surgeries, a blood clot in his left calf, and severe arthritis in his right foot, ankles, hands, and most recently his neck and shoulders. Some days it feels like it’s enough just to keep his body together but that’s not enough for Troy.
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“Your donation to PRC will change lives. It changed mine.”

Calvin first learned about PRC during a chance meeting with PRC Employment Specialist Lauren Vega while volunteering at the Castro Country Club, a clean and sober gathering place for the LGBTQ recovery community. Lauren had been seeing clients there and suggested PRC’s LiftUp SF career pathway training program to Calvin. A big believer in things happening for a reason, Calvin decided to give it a shot. He’s so glad he did.
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“PRC has been transformational for me.”

At her lowest point, Alana was experiencing major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, and a lack of self-esteem. She was feeling suicidal and struggling with a drug addiction, a harmful relationship, and chronic homelessness, all further complicated by being a transgender woman.
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In History: Medicare and Medicaid Celebrates the 55th Anniversary

On July 30, 1965, Medicare and Medicaid programs were establish when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the legislation them into law. This year marks the 55th anniversary of these important healthcare programs and they have continued to protect the health and well-being of millions of families, saving lives, and improving the economic security in the United States. To […]
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A new job and new hope: Henry’s Resilience

A sense of momentum was hard to hold onto with the COVID-19 pandemic unfurling around him. Not only did Henry lose his income as a driver for Lyft, but his sense of well-being and a promising future—like all of us struggling to stay positive and focused during the changed circumstances of this public health emergency—disappeared. I […]
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Graduation

Computer Learning Center Expands Opportunity

Inside PRC’s buzzing 24-station Computer Learning Center, more than 100 people like Marilyn, Kim, and Sam are building digital literacy and skills to grow their income and workforce engagement. “I’m so excited to move forward and into the workforce again.” Outdated skills and gaps in employment can be hard to face, so PRC Workforce Development […]
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Lift UP SF: A win-win-win for San Francisco

We’re proud to introduce a new pathway to personal and economic growth for the thousands of people overcoming mental health, HIV or substance use challenges each year in San Francisco. One of five California programs selected, the Office of Statewide Health Planning will invest nearly $500,000 over two years in PRC’s award winning workforce development […]
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Bare Chest Calendar Club

Welcome to the Bare Chest Calendar Club

Did you know? The Bare Chest Calendar has been around for 36 years It has featured over 400 Calendar Men And in that time, it has raised over $2,000,000! You were likely a part of those successes at some point. You may have supported a friend who was running for the Calendar. You may have […]
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Workforce Development Works! PRC at the UCSA Conference

As a board member of the National Working Positive Coalition, PRC’s CEO Brett Andrews co-presented on Employment Opportunities for People Living with HIV at the 2019 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA): Ending the Epidemics in their Honor in Washington, D.C. PRC has been building pathways and advocating an inclusive workforce since 1987, and the presentation […]
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