Category Archives: Larkin Street News

Message from Sherilyn, Fall 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends, These are not easy times for our young people, and it is a deeply  troubling and confusing time for our nation as a whole. We have seen unfathomable violence in recent months—in Orlando, St. Paul, Baton Rouge, Dallas, and too many other communities to name. Lives are being lost to racism and homophobia, and … Continue reading Message from Sherilyn, Fall 2016 Newsletter

Closing the College and Career Readiness Gap for Homeless Youth

Larkin Street Youth Services is pleased to present our most recent In Brief report, a publication series that highlights successful interventions that put homeless youth on a permanent pathway off the streets and out of poverty. This issue, Closing the College and Career Readiness Gap for Homeless Youth, focuses on Larkin Street’s Learning Centers. Larkin … Continue reading Closing the College and Career Readiness Gap for Homeless Youth

Congrats Graduates!

Thanks everyone who came to Larkin Street Youth Services annual Education Graduation on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 134 Golden Gate Avenue. The theme this year was…..Adventure Awaits! Friends, family and colleagues came to celebrate youth who achieved their High School Diplomas, GEDs, Associate’s Degrees, Transfers to Universities, and Bachelor’s Degrees. Guest speaker Elizabeth Terry shared … Continue reading Congrats Graduates!

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. … Continue reading Podcast at Larkin Street with Your CAll on KALW

Team Larkin Street Prepares to Rappel Off the Hyatt

Sherilyn Adams, Executive Director, is building her team and raising funds to rappel for Larkin Street in the City Skyline Challenge.  Support them as they take a leap of faith in honor of the youth we serve and the leaps and bounds they take every day.  On March 18th, 2016 Team Larkin Street will be joined by other … Continue reading Team Larkin Street Prepares to Rappel Off the Hyatt

Congresswoman Pelosi Hears Concerns of Homeless Youth

Larkin Street youth had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share their concerns as homeless young people with Congresswoman Nancy Pelsoi during a roundtable discussion held at the organization’s main service hub. Top of mind was San Francisco’s affordability crisis, however a variety of issues facing youth without stable housing arose, including the need for increasing awareness of … Continue reading Congresswoman Pelosi Hears Concerns of Homeless Youth