Tag Archives: youth programs

YLC’s Policy Director Awarded ABA’s Fearless Children’s Lawyer of the Month Youth Law Center

We are so proud of YLC’s Policy Director, Jenny Pokempner, on being named the American Bar Association’s Fearless Children’s Lawyer […more…]

Join YLC for the 2022 virtual Unsung Heroes celebration! Youth Law Center

Please join us for the first virtual Unsung Heroes event on Thursday, December 8th, 2022 from 3-4:30pm PST. We will be celebrating […more…]

Youth Law Center Carves Paths to College for Justice-Impacted Youth Youth Law Center

At 20, Jacqueline Rodriguez found herself at a critical junction in her life. If she continued on her path, the […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…]

Connecting Youth to Jobs And Career Pathways Juma Ventures

Perhaps, if you were watching the Giants and Padres play in Oracle Park one recent evening, you might have seen […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…]

Juma’s Steep Learning Lab: A Sweet Opportunity for Youth Juma Ventures

Juma’s latest venture, Steep Creamery and Tea, is set to become a new kind of learning laboratory for Juma youth. […more…]

Historic Confirmation of Chantale Wong as First Out Lesbian U.S. Ambassador National Center for Lesbian Rights

Today, the United States Senate voted 66-31 to confirm Chantale Wong to serve as the Director of the Asian Development […more…]

CURYJ’s Young People Are Leading the Movement to Reimagine Public Safety Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

CURYJ youth are organizing for a future free from policing and incarceration. Xochtil Larios, our Youth Justice Program Associate and […more…]

Investing in Youth & Communities: Juma Selected for Grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Juma Ventures

Juma Ventures, alongside The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, Year Up, and The San Francisco 49ers Academy, is […more…]

An Honest Broker with a Big Megaphone Warriors Community Foundation

Every year, the Warriors Community Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the six-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors – hosts […more…]

Fighting Inequality Through Hands-On Environmental Learning Vida Verde

Outdoor education is a right, not a privilege – everyone deserves to know the joy of a bracing hike among […more…]

We Serve With Love National Center for Lesbian Rights

Every nonprofit has its superpower. For the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), it might be predicting the future. “If […more…]

Transforming the Lives of Formerly Incarcerated Youth through Healing and Justice Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Unbroken. Uncompromising. Unapologetic. Those three words, says George Galvis, succinctly describe the character of the Bay Area youth leadership and […more…]

‘Navigational Capital’ Students Rising Above

Veronica Toscano has overcome tremendous obstacles, regularly facing poverty and violence throughout her childhood in the South Bay. Her family […more…]

Indelibly Changing the Lives of Silicon Valley Foster Youth Pivotal

When the pandemic forced the world to go virtual, the team at Pivotal – a nonprofit offering long-term coaching, scholarships, […more…]

For Young People, Juma is More Than a Job It’s a Stepping Stone to Success Juma Ventures

Alvin Yu wanted to be the first in his family to go to college. But he needed a job to […more…]

The Power of Policy Change John Burton Advocates for Youth

What if you could invest in an organization that, with an annual budget of $2 million, has produced $3.3 billion […more…]

Dismantling the Pipeline to Prison Fresh Lifelines for Youth

The first time Ali Knight walked into a prison at age 25, he was surprised to see a childhood friend […more…]