Tag Archives: youth services

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…]

Eyeglasses: The Critical Difference for So Many Struggling Students Vision to Learn

Five-year-old Noah was almost legally blind, pressing his nose against the page to make sense of the words. Then a […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…]

Mentors 4 College Kicks Off “Diversity 1000” Expansion Program Mentors 4 College

Mentors 4 College, a unique, one-to-one college mentoring program for high school students and their parents, announced today that it […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…]

Expanding Mental Health Services as Depression and Anxiety Double During the Pandemic Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Ryan had big plans as he looked forward to high school. As the school year began online, however, his dreams […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…]

‘Let the Youth Lead’ VOICES of Napa

In 2005, Napa County officials came to On The Move, a local nonprofit, desperate to move the needle on positive […more…]

Bringing Students’ Potential into Focus Vision to Learn

For underperforming public schools across the country, the myriad challenges are plain to see. Too often, for students in those […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…]

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things for Foster Children San Francisco CASA

Often, the first question foster youth ask their court appointed special advocates, or CASAs, is: Who’s paying you? The answer: […more…]

Getting into the Ideal College: A Reality for Everyone Mentors 4 College

Anne was a senior at Hollywood High School hoping to become a veterinarian. But the daughter of a single mom […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…]

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…]