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
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
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!
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
To view the report full-size, click “open publication” or the full screen icon on the image above. It’s been an important year for Larkin Street – A year where our whole organization has worked at full speed to achieve the bold goals we set forth in our strategic plan, all aimed at helping our young … Continue reading 2015 Annual Report
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
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
On the first day of winter and longest night of the year, 12/21, communities across the country come together to remember those who have died without stable housing, to reflect on the shocking inhumanity of homelessness, and to call for meaningful policy changes to ensure that no life is lived or lost in homelessness. San Francisco … Continue reading Homeless Person’s Memorial Day