Larkin Street Youth Services is proud to be an official non-profit of Dreamforce ’18, the largest technology conference in the world. Hosted by Salesforce, the cloud computing company, Dreamforce will run September 25 through 28 and sprawl over several blocks in Downtown SF offering breakout sessions, demos, networking and special events.

We’re so grateful to be included in this year’s event, and applaud Salesforce’s inclusion of hands-on opportunities to make an impact while attendees learn more about this amazing platform.

Here’s how you can learn more about the work to end youth homelessness while you enjoy Dreamforce ’18:


All week: Dreamforce Quest
Dreamforest Pavilion, Howard Street, between 3rd and 4th
Complete the Dreamforce Quest scavenger hunt to win a prize and unlock a $50 donation toward raising $1 million to help end homelessness in the Bay Area! Staff from Larkin Street will be on-site from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, to answer questions about our programs and share more about how to get involved. The Dreamforest is a must-see for any Dreamforce attendee!

Tuesday, September 25: #DFGives Announcement
10-11 a.m.
Moscone West, corner of 4th and Howard
In addition to the funds raised by the Dreamforce Quest, Salesforce has committed millions to some of the most pressing issues facing the Bay Area today. At this announcement, Salesforce will share the recipients of their grants and several special guests will speak.

Thursday, September 27: Measuring Impact Panel
11:30-11:50 a.m.
Westin St. Francis Adventurer’s Auditorium, 335 Powell Street
Larkin Street’s Chief Development Officer, Elinor Tappé, will participate in this panel with other non-profit experts about where organizations see the most impact with Salesforce, how marketing automation is improving constituent communication and trends for 2019.

Thursday, September 27: Disrupting Homelessness Panel
3-3:40 p.m.
Westin St. Francis Adventurer’s Auditorium, 335 Powell Street
Larkin Street’s Executive Director, Sherilyn Adams, will participate in a panel with Hamilton Families‘ CEO, Tomiquia Moss, and‘s Vice President of Philanthropy Strategy, Naomi Morenzoni, about the need for a data-driven approach in order to prevent and end homelessness.

Friday, September 28: Leveraging Tech to Eradicate Poverty and Homelessness
9-9:20 a.m.
Westin St. Francis Adventurer’s Auditorium, 335 Powell Street
Elinor Tappé will present on how technology is essential in the work to eradicate poverty and homelessness.

We’re so grateful for this exciting new partnership with Salesforce and all their support of our work to end youth homelessness. The partnership goes beyond Dreamforce, with Salesforce highlighting young people who have reached their goals through Larkin Street’s services. Read this short post on Salesforce’s official blog to learn more about Anubis, a young person who benefited from our programs.