Big Jump In Homelessness For California Students; Wealthy Districts No ExceptionCalifornia schools are seeing a big jump in the number of homeless students, and wealthy districts like many of those in the Bay Area are no exception.
SFMTA Board Votes To Decriminalize Youth Fare EvasionThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board voted Tuesday to decriminalize fare evasion and other passenger conduct violations for minors, bringing the penalties into line with those imposed on adults.
5-Year, $2M Fundraising Effort Boosts Tenderloin Center For SF’s Homeless YouthSan Francisco's non-profit Larkin Street Youth services, dedicated to helping homeless youth, has opened a new, consolidated service hub in the Tenderloin.
Oakland Mayor Urges Local Firms To Mentor Youth By Creating Year-Long InternshipsMayor Schaaf wants to place at least 2,000 students in internships this summer and she asked employers to think about offering internships all year long.
California Non-Profit Empowers Homeless Youth Through The ArtsA local non-profit called Create Now brings thousands of children in need to cultural events like free concerts and plays.
Santa Clara County To Provide 500 Summer Jobs For At-Risk, Low-Income YouthUp to 500 paid internships and jobs will be available this summer to at-risk and low-income youth in Santa Clara County, county officials said.
CBS, Millions Of Americans To Go Purple For Spirit Day To Show Support For LGBT YouthCBS and millions of others around the country will go purple to show support for LGBT youth, and take a stand against bullying Thursday.
New Research Suggests The Youth Demographic Still Likes Facebook Remember all those headlines suggesting the younger crowd was abandoning Facebook? New research says that may not be the case after all.
Hayward Teen Pilots License Program To Take Off With CrowdfundingWhen you think of teenage airplane pilots, at-risk youth probably aren't the first demographic that comes to mind, but a Hayward program is changing that, giving low-income kids the chance to earn a pilot's license, and literally soar beyond their wildest dreams.
Google Donates Nearly $7 Million To Fund Free Muni Rides For San Francisco YouthGoogle is donating nearly $7 million to allow San Francisco to continue providing free bus and other transportation services to low-income city kids, city officials announced on Thursday.
Google Donates Millions For San Francisco’s Free Muni For Youth ProgramThe money will be used to fund the program, which started as a pilot in 2013, for the next two years.
Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace PrizeThe California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state's unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.