The Marian Wright Edelman Institute for the Study of Children, Youth and Families

The Marian Wright Edelman Institute for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families at San Francisco State University brings together faculty, community members, and students to address the ever-changing needs of children, youth, and families. The institute serves as a powerful tool for outreach, advocacy, and research. The mission of the institute is:

  • To support campus and citywide efforts to improve the quality of early childhood education
  • To promote collaboration among faculty and partnerships between SFSU, other higher educational institutions, and the community
  • To foster research and scholarly work​

For further information about the Institute, contact the Institute office at (415) 405-3925. Location: HSS 258