Tag Archives: education

The Inspiring Journey of Ricardo Ibarra Access U Foundation

Ricardo Ibarra’s story is one of perseverance, passion, and the pursuit of excellence. Born to Mexican parents who immigrated to […more…]

ACCESS U Helps Youth Find Academic Success Access U Foundation

ACCESS U Foundation’s co-founders, Brad Rothenberg and Joaquín Escoto, ran a successful for-profit youth soccer company for nearly twenty years, […more…]

Spirit of Giving: A Special Night of Giving and Gratitude Access U Foundation

ACCESS U Foundation celebrated the end of 2023 with a special night of giving and gratitude at its first-ever public […more…]

Making College Dreams Come True for Underserved, Talented Student-Athletes Access U Foundation

Julie López played soccer for as long as she can remember. Growing up in a family of seven in Sylmar […more…]

CURYJ Is Helping Once Incarcerated Youth Find ‘Their Voice and Power’ Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

By age 17, Xochtil Larios had experienced the foster care system, homelessness, and incarceration in juvenile hall for “like my […more…]

Napa Valley Education Foundation Invests in the Future of All Students Napa Valley Education Foundation

World-renowned for its legendary wineries and best-in-class hotels, Napa Valley attracts visitors from across the globe. Often overlooked is the […more…]

Join us at the 2023 QPI National Virtual Conference Youth Law Center

YLC first launched the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) in 2008. QPI is a strategy, method, and approach to transforming a foster care […more…]

Protecting Rights and Saving Lives Around the World Human Rights Watch

War. Climate change. Poverty and inequality. Protecting democracy. Advancing education for women and girls.  Multiple agencies could spend years tackling […more…]

Higher Education as a Pathway to LGBTQ Rights Point Foundation

For many young people, the world can feel hostile. For LGBTQ youth, this feeling is too often a grim reality. […more…]

The ‘Bay’s Team’ On and Off the Court Warriors Community Foundation

While the Golden State Warriors’ dominance on the court has global reach, the franchise and its foundation are deeply rooted […more…]

Lifting up the Region that Gave Her So Much Lifting up the Region that Gave Her So Much

Nicole Taylor’s passion for “power-building” and lifting up those living on the margins has its inspirational roots 350 miles south […more…]

The ‘Other,’ Kalyan Balaven The ‘Other,’ Kalyan Balaven

As the first person of color to serve as Head of Dunn School in Los Olivos, California, Kalyan (“Kal”) Balaven […more…]

More than Success, Students Rising Above is Giving Young People Lives of Fulfillment Students Rising Above

For 24 years, Students Rising Above (SRA) has helped thousands of students facing poverty and systemic barriers achieve success. “We […more…]

Building a World Beyond Incarceration for Bay Area Youth Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Alex Diaz, 26, first encountered the youth organizing and community building nonprofit Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ, pronounced […more…]

Saying Yes to Students Who Need a Supportive School Community Dunn School

“Ne Tentes Aut Perfice.”  This is the Latin motto that students and faculty at Dunn School, a private co-ed college […more…]

Helping First-Generation Students to & Through College Across the Bay 10,000 Degrees

Believe. Partner. Connect. These three values animate the work of 10,000 Degrees, a uniquely successful Bay Area organization supporting students […more…]

YLC Convenes National Conference of QPI Champions Youth Law Center

YLC launched the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) over a decade ago as a national movement committed to ensuring that all […more…]

Victory for California Children and Youth’s Access to Extracurriculars, One of the Most Important Interventions Youth Law Center

While extracurricular and enrichment activities like summer camp, dance lessons and sports are a key part of most children’s childhood, […more…]

Power in Partnership: Elevating Shared Parenting Policies and Practices Through The Lens of Lived Experience Youth Law Center

Youth Law Center’s Quality Parenting Initiative has created a national movement to change the policies, practices, and culture of foster […more…]

YLC Litigation Protects the Rights of Youth to Participate in Juvenile Justice Reform  Youth Law Center

The participation of directly impacted youth in reform of our punitive and ineffective juvenile justice system is both necessary and […more…]

Advocating for Access to Higher Education Programs for Juvenile Justice Involved Youth Youth Law Center

California’s juvenile justice system intervenes in the lives of some of the children who have experienced the greatest challenges, and […more…]