Category Archives: Recent Press

  1. How Larkin Street Helps Young People Get Off The Street For Good – SFBT Special Section

    Thank you to the San Francisco Business Times for collaborating with us to produce this year’s Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards Special Edition. We are honored to work with San Francisco’s number one source for local businesses and information to feature the movement to end youth homelessness. Here is an excerpt: In San Francisco,…

  2. Helping Young People Who Are Homeless – Scholastic Kids Press Corps

    Thank you Scholastic Kids Press Corps for covering our 2018 Paving the Way Gala in the”Kid Reporter’s Notebook” post. The article summarized our work and our gala where we raised funds for the movement to end youth homelessness. The author Manat Kaur, also mentioned our results which showed that nearly 81 percent of the young people…

  3. Grant Helps Larkin Street Youth Services Change Lives – SFBay

    Thanks SFBay for writing about the $10 million OES grant that Assemblymember Phil Ting helped secured for Larkin Street and three other organizations working to end youth homelessness. One of our young people, Anubis Daugherty who spoke at the press conference announcing the grant, was featured in the article. Here is a quote from Anubis:…

  4. California Office of Emergency Services Selects Larkin Street To Receive $2.5 Million

    The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) selected four California Coalition for Youth members as recipients of the Homeless Youth Emergency Services and Housing (YE) Program. California has the second highest rate of unsheltered homeless youth in the nation, and the number continues to grow. Nearly 31% of all homeless youth in the United…

  5. Can you get hepatitis from criminalizing homelessness? – The San Francisco Examiner

    Thank you SF Examiner for publishing our director of public finding Mary Kate Bacalao’s op-ed piece on how the criminalization of homelessness is causing people experiencing homelessness to move from sidewalk to sidewalk, which is resulting in the contamination of San Francisco’s streets with HIV, hepatitis B and C and other viral diseases. Here is…

  6. California Rethinks How to Best Work with Sex-Trafficked Youth – The Chronicle of Social Change

    Thanks to The Chronicle of Social Change for writing about the needs of commercially sexually exploited children in California. The article suggests implementing services that focus on a harm reduction approach, which means creating therapeutic, services-based placement models for up to 100 regionally based placements statewide. Here is an excerpt from the article featuring one…

  7. Community Partnerships Strive for Health Equity Across the Life Span – UCSF Science of Caring

    Thank you UCSF Science of Caring for highlighting our efforts to meet the health care needs of young people experiencing homelessness! Here is the story in full: In San Francisco, it is not uncommon to find teens and young adults wandering the streets, many of them runaways, many of them confronting struggles with substance use, risky…

  8. The Dropbox Foundation selects Larkin Street as one of Their Inaugural Grantees

    We’re thrilled to announce today that Larkin Street was selected as one of the inaugural grantees of the new Dropbox Foundation! The Dropbox Foundation partners with organizations that defend human rights around the world. Larkin Street was the only San Francisco non-profit selected, placing us in the excellent company of worldwide organizations like WITNESS, GOAL…

  9. Nonprofit Spotlight on Larkin Street – m/OppenheimTV

    Thank you m/OppenheimTV for featuring us in your Nonprofit Spotlight this month. The article highlighted our organization’s history, programs, results and our goals. Here is a quote from our very own Sherilyn Adams: “Over the course of a year, Larkin Street Youth Services works with 2,500 young adults and provides housing to about 300 participants. …

  10. Youth and Young Adult Homelessness in San Francisco: 2018 Report on Incidence and Needs

    No young person should find themselves without a safe and stable place to call home. Yet across the country, one in 10 young people ages 12 to 25 will experience some form of homelessness in a given year. Our 2018 Report on Incidence and Needs of Youth and Young Adult Homelessness in San Francisco, produced by…