Category Archives: Youth

Fresh Approach

The mission of Fresh Approach is to encourage healthier children, families and communities through community education, innovative programming and novel partnerships that promote a stronger local food system and better-informed choices about food and nutrition. Founded in 2008, Fresh Approach …
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WriterCoach Connection

WriterCoach Connection coaches critical thinking and clear writing skills in East Bay classrooms and after-school programs, engaging, encouraging and inspiring young people to develop fundamental skills that will prepare them for productive and meaningful lives. Volunteers commit to 1-2 hours …
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Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp

So many issues in the modern world require attention: global warming, violence, homelessness, animal cruelty, and equality in marriage just to name a few. At Youth Empowered Action Camp young people learn to advocate for change on the issues that …
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Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula‚Äôs (BGCP) vision is for all youth of the Bay Area Peninsula to graduate from high school with a plan. Over the past five years, in neighborhoods where less than half the youth …
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Stand Up For Kids

Stand Up For Kids

Will You StandUp For Kids? The mission of StandUp For Kids is ending the cycle of youth homelessness. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our volunteers who go to the streets …
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Santa Clara County Youth Task Force

Santa Clara County Youth Task Force

Mission Statement We, the Youth Task Force, believe that recreational activities and community activism implemented by youth and for youth are effective deterrents to drug abuse, gangs, violence, and teen pregnancy. We also believe that youth leadership, development and education …
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Contra Costa Crisis Center

Contra Costa Crisis Center

The mission of the Contra Costa Crisis Center is to keep people alive and safe, help them through crises, and connect them with culturally relevant resources in the community. Our 24-hour crisis lines, face-to-face grief counseling program, homeless services, youth …
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