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  1. Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board presents at the 2019 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA)

    Young people from our Youth Advisory Board, Riley and Jasmine, presented at the 2019 United States Conference on AIDS. The conference held in Washington, DC, focused on the plan to end the HIV epidemic in America. Health departments, community-based organizations, People Living with HIV, People on PrEP, national organizations, health centers, health care providers, donors,…

  2. Youth Advisory Board at Youth Empowerment Summit 2019

    We are so grateful for the California Coalition for Youth (CCY), a statewide grassroots nonprofit organization serving disconnected young people, for hosting a two-day Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) on April 24 to April 25 at the Sacramento Convention Center! Members of our Youth Advisory Board (YAB), a cohort of  young people in our programs who…

  3. Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board’s Current Priorities: Creating Social, Cultural and Political Change

    Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board is a six-month leadership and advocacy program dedicated to ensuring that youth voices and experiences are heard and prioritized across the agency. The Youth Advisory Board ensures that diverse youth expertise drives agency-efforts to improve policies and service delivery. In addition to work within Larkin Street, the Board participates in…

  4. Larkin Street staff/youth recognized at CCY Taking Action Conference

    Please join us in congratulating Allie Cannington and Jayson Dowker, award winners from the California Coalition for Youth’s Taking Action Conference in Sacramento! CCY’s annual Taking Action Conference includes speakers, workshops and more, in order to build community, knowledge and connections between young people who have experienced homelessness, service providers and advocates from across the…

  5. Youth at the Forefront of Ending Homelessness

    The creation of the new San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has provided ample opportunities for Larkin Street to bring youth to the forefront of the discussion on ending homelessness. This spring, Larkin Street’s Research & Evaluation team held a series of focus groups in collaboration with our Youth Advisory Board to elicit…

  6. California Coalition for Youth: Taking Action Conference 2015

    By Alex Howard, Youth Advisory Board Coordinator April 26-28, 2015  Four members of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) went above and beyond the call of duty to gather on an early Sunday morning with bags packed and anticipation high, ready to embark on a three hour journey to Sacramento for the California Coalition for Youth’s…

  7. Declaring 2015 the Year of the Homeless Youth

    By Alex Howard, Youth Advisory Board Coordinator April 20, 2015  Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) has been working closely with the San Francisco Youth Commission (SFYC) to pass a Resolution through the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors declaring 2015 the Year of Recognizing Homeless Youth in San Francisco. The city of San Francisco…

  8. Youth Highlights – Key to the City: Town Hall on Housing and Affordability

    Youth advocate for housing May 7, 2014 By Stacy Metcalf, Former Youth Advisory Board Coordinator On May 7th, Larkin Street Youth Advisory Board (YAB) members joined other youth and providers at the Key to the City: Youth Town Hall on Housing and Affordability. After visiting with the SF Youth Commission in April, YAB member Jay…

  9. A message from Sherilyn – 2019 Fall-Winter Newsletter

    Dear Friends, Heading into what is always a busy holiday season, I am energized by the amazing work of staff and young people at Larkin Street. We’ve kicked off our new strategic plan, which focuses on increasing the availability of housing, employment, and behavioral health services for youth. Alongside these programmatic enhancements, we’re prioritizing providing…

  10. Video: A Way Home America Grand Challenge

    In participation of A Way Home America’s Grand Challenge, Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board shares why San Francisco is committed to centering the experiences of youth of color and LGBTQ+ youth in the the work to end youth homelessness. We are so thrilled to share that in September, A Way Home America (AWHA) selected San…