Celebrating Larkin Street Youth Services
40 Years of Impact

This year marks a monumental milestone for Larkin Street as we celebrate 40 years of dedicated service and unwavering commitment to addressing youth homelessness. As part of our celebration, we’re excited to invite you to delve into our anniversary publication, “40 Years of Impact,” a comprehensive look back at the strides we’ve made together.

Through the pages of this engaging publication, you’ll journey through four transformative decades of our history, each chapter chronicling a distinct era of innovation, growth, adaptability, and resilience. Here’s what you can expect:

  • The Decade of Innovation (1984-1993): Discover the roots of our mission and the early initiatives that set the stage for a lasting impact.
  • The Decade of Growth (1994-2003): Learn about the expansion of our programs and services, which broadened our reach and deepened our influence in the community.
  • The Decade of Adaptability (2004-2013): Reflect on the challenges and changes that tested our flexibility and strengthened our resolve.
  • Youth Leadership at Larkin Street: Celebrate the voices and achievements of the courageous youth who have both led and transformed our community.
  • The Decade of Resilience (2014-2023): Be inspired by our recent efforts to innovate and adapt in the face of new challenges, ensuring every young person has the support they need to thrive.
  • Shaping Policy to End Youth Homelessness: Understand our pivotal role in advocacy and policy-making, aimed at systemic change to end youth homelessness.
  • Larkin Street Awards and Larkin at 40 Snapshot: Join us in acknowledging the contributions of key partners and catch a glimpse of our organization at this significant milestone.

As we reflect on 40 years of progress, we recognize that our journey has been powered by the strength, courage, and potential of the young people we serve. Their resilience is our driving force; their successes, our greatest reward.

We invite each of you—supporters, partners, and new friends—to explore these stories, celebrate our collective achievements, and continue to stand with us in creating a future where every young person can achieve their potential.

Click here to read the full publication.