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  1. Manager of Youth Advisory Board (YAB) and Art

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:  With oversight from the Director of Larkin Street Academy, the Manager will lead and oversee all aspects of the Youth Advisory Board and Art programs.  The Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and daily operations of the programs.  Responsibilities include the supervision of staff and contractors; development and implementation of services; ensuring…

  2. Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board’s Current Priorities: Creating Social, Cultural and Political Change

    Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board is a six-month leadership and advocacy program dedicated to ensuring that youth voices and experiences are heard and prioritized across the agency. The Youth Advisory Board ensures that diverse youth expertise drives agency-efforts to improve policies and service delivery. In addition to work within Larkin Street, the Board participates in…

  3. Larkin Street staff/youth recognized at CCY Taking Action Conference

    Please join us in congratulating Allie Cannington and Jayson Dowker, award winners from the California Coalition for Youth’s Taking Action Conference in Sacramento! CCY’s annual Taking Action Conference includes speakers, workshops and more, in order to build community, knowledge and connections between young people who have experienced homelessness, service providers and advocates from across the…

  4. Youth at the Forefront of Ending Homelessness

    The creation of the new San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has provided ample opportunities for Larkin Street to bring youth to the forefront of the discussion on ending homelessness. This spring, Larkin Street’s Research & Evaluation team held a series of focus groups in collaboration with our Youth Advisory Board to elicit…

  5. California Coalition for Youth: Taking Action Conference 2015

    By Alex Howard, Youth Advisory Board Coordinator April 26-28, 2015  Four members of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) went above and beyond the call of duty to gather on an early Sunday morning with bags packed and anticipation high, ready to embark on a three hour journey to Sacramento for the California Coalition for Youth’s…

  6. Declaring 2015 the Year of the Homeless Youth

    By Alex Howard, Youth Advisory Board Coordinator April 20, 2015  Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) has been working closely with the San Francisco Youth Commission (SFYC) to pass a Resolution through the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors declaring 2015 the Year of Recognizing Homeless Youth in San Francisco. The city of San Francisco…

  7. Youth Highlights – Key to the City: Town Hall on Housing and Affordability

    Youth advocate for housing May 7, 2014 By Stacy Metcalf, Former Youth Advisory Board Coordinator On May 7th, Larkin Street Youth Advisory Board (YAB) members joined other youth and providers at the Key to the City: Youth Town Hall on Housing and Affordability. After visiting with the SF Youth Commission in April, YAB member Jay…

  8. The real experts on young peoples’ needs

    Our staff members, while extremely knowledgeable and well-trained, are not the experts on the lives and needs of young people. Young people themselves are the experts. Our Youth Advisory Board is one way we bring young people’s voices directly into the decisions that affect them here at Larkin Street. As a leadership and advocacy program,…

  9. Podcast at Larkin Street with Your CAll on KALW

    This morning, KALW‘s Your Call, a live public affairs radio show based in San Francisco broadcasted live from Larkin Street’s headquarters at 134 Golden Gate Avenue in the Engagement and Community Center in the Tenderloin. Your Call is a live public affairs show airing on 91.7 FM KALW (Greater Bay Area) – an NPR affiliate station….

  10. Streetwise Summer Newsletter 2015

    In the Summer 2015 issue of Larkin Street’s newsletter, STREETWISE, you can read about the organization’s Grand Opening of a central service hub, activities of the Youth Advisory Board, the partnership between Larkin Street Academy and Outward Bound CA, our Paving the Way Gala, our dedicated volunteers, and more… Larkin Street Summer Newsletter 2015