At-Risk Youth

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At-Risk Youth Gain Leadership Through Enrichment Progam

Founded in 2001, Team Prime Time creates after-school opportunities in Title I schools where it’s needed most.


A volunteer mentor with her mentee (Friends for Youth)

Community Corner: Bay Area Kids Seek Mentors

For more than three decades a local nonprofit has been reaching out to at-risk youth by providing mentors. To date, 2,000 young people have been mentored by volunteers through Friends For Youth.


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Arrest Made In Case Of At-Risk Oakland Girl Who Went Missing

Oakland police said Monday that an arrest has been made in the case of an at-risk 16-year-old girl who walked away from a group home last Tuesday night and was found in San Francisco two days later.


Dr. Joe Marshall, Executive Director and Co-founder of Omega Boys Club

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Keeps Kids Alive

A Bay Area after school program is celebrating 25 years of keeping at-risk kids alive and educated.


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KCBS In Depth: Treating Gang Activity As A Social Illness

It seems as if every major city in the Bay Area has been dealing with some level of gang activity and youth violence.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

OPD To Deploy Officers At Middle Schools This Fall

Summer may be in full swing, but school safety is already on the mind of Oakland’s police officers – some of whom will be deployed this fall on a new assignment.


KCBS In Depth: Helping Troubled Youth

An interview with Bruce Fisher, Executive Director of Huckleberry Youth Programs, a community-based youth agency which provides services to homeless, runaway and other at-risk youth in San Francisco and Marin counties.



San Jose Anti-Gang Program Targets At-Risk Youth

San Jose’s Gang Prevention Task Force is partnering with Valley Medical Center on a new outreach program, which is poised to launch by mid-summer 2012.


The East Oakland Boxing Association is facing financial troubles (CBS)

Oakland Youth Boxing Club In Danger Of Being Shuttered

The decades-old East Oakland Boxing Association has been around for approximately 25 years, providing not only a boxing program but other activities for its 500 members in one of Oakland’s tougher neighborhoods.


Camp Mather

San Francisco At-Risk Teens Head To Sierra To Learn Leadership Skills

The teens will be at Camp Mather to participate in activities that they wouldn’t normally get to experience while also learning life skills.