Tag Archives: homelessness

  1. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Jeff Sheehy announce new investments for transitional age youth programs

    UPDATE: The San Francisco Chronicle just posted coverage of today’s meeting, and shared more background. Read more in the Chronicle‘s SF supervisor, mayor earmark more money for homeless youth   Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Jeff Sheehy today announced $1.54 million in increased funding for services to support San Francisco’s youth, particularly those experiencing homelessness….

  2. To end homelessness, we must end youth homelessness

    We’re excited to share some wonderful coverage in the Chronicle and Examiner over the last week about Larkin Street’s work to advocate for more funding specifically for youth homelessness. While there has been much talk lately about addressing chronic homelessness in SF, Larkin Street’s position is that to end homelessness, we must end youth homelessness….

  3. Photos from our Corporate Leadership Breakfast – April 6, 2017

      What do homelessness, technology and innovation have in common? As we learned at Larkin Street’s annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast on Thurs., April 6, the City of San Francisco is heavily invested in working with all three. More than 100 guests from various fields joined us for a panel discussion over breakfast on “Technology, Innovation, and…

  4. Photos from our Paving the Way gala – March 3, 2017

    Thank you, Paving the Way 2017!!! This year was even better than we could have imagined – after verifying our calculations, we are proud to share that we raised nearly one million dollars to end youth homelessness! Thank you so much to everyone who made this incredible night possible: our generous sponsors, donors, and attendees, plus…

  5. Photos from Tech in the City: The Present (and Future!) of Health Tech – Feb 9, 2017

    The first Tech in the City of 2017 was terrific! Raising funds for Larkin Street, the evening’s panel featured rock stars of the health-tech field including: Liz Rockett (Director, Kaiser Permanente Ventures), Alejandro Foung (Founder/CEO, Lantern), Tyrone Anderson (Head of Client Success, Collective Health) and Dr. Scott Hammond (UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation: Exec. Dir of CDHI/GE and CDHI/Intel machine learning…

  6. Larkin Street’s 2016 Annual Report

      We’re proud to share our 2016 Annual Report, detailing our expenses, revenue and programs for the past fiscal year. Click here to view and download Larkin Street’s 2016 Annual Report   Here, we’re including the full text of the letter from our Executive Director, Sherilyn Adams, and Board Chair, Laura Powell, with their update…

  7. HUD awards SF $2.9 million grant to end youth homelessness

    We are thrilled to share the news that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded San Francisco $2.9 million through the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project. San Francisco is one of just ten cities selected nationwide! Many folks on the team here at Larkin Street, as well young people in our services, participated in…

  8. Twitter makes $50,000 gift to Larkin Street Academy

    To us, Twitter is more than an amazingly powerful communications platform – they’re also an amazing partner! Since 2012, when the company first engaged with us by donating two dozen MacBook Pro notebooks, Twitter has supported our programs through donations, volunteering and providing services and space. Today, we’re celebrating another generous gift from Twitter: a $50,000 grant for…

  9. Video: Assemblywoman Young Kim Visits Larkin Street

    Larkin Street Youth Services started more than 30 years ago with a single drop-in center to address the issue of young people living on the streets. Since then, we’ve expanded to offer a continuum of services that are necessary to help young people successfully transition into adulthood and have a permanent pathway out of homelessness. In…

  10. Photos from our annual Winter Festival – Dec 30, 2016

    Our annual Winter Festival is one of our favorite events of the year, and this was no exception. More than 100 young people joined us for a sit-down dinner celebrating the winter holidays, followed by dessert, activities and gifts! We had a cookie-decorating station, music, and special guests Very Fairy Hair offering “fairy hair” makeovers including…