Category Archives: Our Perspective

  1. Larkin Street Panel: Innovation and outcomes in HIV care – June 12, 2013

    Larkin Street Youth Services hosted Innovation in HIV Care for Youth & Young Adults: What’s New in HIV Care and Outcomes, a panel discussion and tour of Larkin Street Youth Services’ HIV services facility on Monday, July 10, 2013.  The panel experts discussed the latest national, regional and local trends as well as important advancements…

  2. White House Honors Sherilyn Adams as Champion of Change – July 11, 2012

    White House Honors Sherilyn Adams as Champion of Change  – July 11, 2012

  3. A message of Hope from Jeremy Affeldt, SF Giants Pitcher

    Jeremy Affeldt, San Francisco Giants Pitcher, talks about hope and how Larkin Street Youth Services instills hope in the over 3,100 homeless, at-risk and runway youth we serve each year.

  4. Building Community During the Holidays

    Building Community During the Holidays – Fostering Media Connections, December 21, 2011

  5. What’s Happening in Sacramento

    ***Letters of Support Templates***Send a letter of support to the respective Committee Chair.  Please email or fax no later than April 5th.  Here are templates to get you started and make the writing easy – SB 119 and SB 123.Policy and Advocacy UpdateWhat’s Happening in Sacramento  Here are two current pieces of legislation that Larkin…

  6. November is National Runaway Prevention Month and the first California Runaway & Homeless Youth Month

    November Brings Attention to the Plight of Runaway and Homeless Youth November is National Runaway Prevention Month and the first California Runaway & Homeless Youth Month.  In addition, Congress has commemorated National Runaway Prevention Month by designating November Homeless Youth Awareness Month.  All of these efforts are aimed at: Increasing awareness of the problem of…

  7. Legislative Updates

    Fostering Connections to Success Act The Fostering Connections to Success Act, AB 12, was signed by Governor Schwarzenegger on September 30th.  The law extends foster care for youth up to the age of 21 in California.  We know that currently many youth emancipate from foster care, at age 18, into instability and often homelessness.  It…