For the Youth

Using ‘Whatever Leverage’ She Has to Help Vulnerable Youth

After 40 years of leading organizations dedicated to stopping domestic violence and supporting imperiled youth, JaMel Perkins knows a thing or two about the field and her adopted city of San Francisco. Among other positions, she had been president of the board of the San Francisco Education Fund, which supports at-risk students, and Partners Ending Domestic Violence. But Perkins was shocked to discover that one part of the youth health puzzle had been mostly invisible to her – sex trafficking of youth in her own backyard. “When I thought of sex trafficking, I just assumed it was an international issue, [...more...]

Family Justice Initiative Report East Bay Children’s Law Offices

In December 2021, East Bay Children’s Law Offices, East Bay Family Defenders and Dependency Legal Services released results about their […more…]

‘Let the Youth Lead’ VOICES of Napa

In 2005, Napa County officials came to On The Move, a local nonprofit, desperate to move the needle on positive […more…]

Indelibly Changing the Lives of Silicon Valley Foster Youth Pivotal

When the pandemic forced the world to go virtual, the team at Pivotal – a nonprofit offering long-term coaching, scholarships, […more…]

For Young People, Juma is More Than a Job It’s a Stepping Stone to Success Juma Ventures

Alvin Yu wanted to be the first in his family to go to college. But he needed a job to […more…]

The Power of Policy Change John Burton Advocates for Youth

What if you could invest in an organization that, with an annual budget of $2 million, has produced $3.3 billion […more…]