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Be a Champion for Youth

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Be a Champion for Youth this Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27. It’s the start of our Champions for Youth campaign with the The Century Club of San Diego where you can grow your impact and help more youth. Each dollar donated will grow by helping us qualify for funds from a $260,000 bonus pool! Last year, … Read More

Suzy Spafford

Suzy’s Zoo Creator to be Creations in Chocolate Special Guest

Monday, November 5, 2018

Suzy Spafford, Illustrator and Creator of Suzy’s Zoo, will be Special Guest at the 13th Annual Creations in Chocolate benefiting San Diego Youth Services. The event will take place on March 14, 2019 at Liberty Station. Spafford is best known for creating “Suzy’s Zoo,” a line of colorful animal characters known as Suzy Ducken, Jack … Read More

SDYS team running

SDYS Team Runs for Homeless Youth

Friday, November 2, 2018

A San Diego Youth Services team ran more than 30 miles (50K) across San Diego on Nov. 1 to help homeless youth. The event, SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth, kicked off National Homeless Youth Awareness Month.  CEO Walter Philips and Associate Executive Director Steven Jella ran from Spring Valley to Point Loma and passed each … Read More

State Capitol Building

Gov. Brown Signs Historic Legislation for Youth

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Gov. Jerry Brown signed new legislation in late September paving the way for the state-level work and coordination necessary to prevent and end youth homelessness. The Homeless Youth Act of 2018, SB 918, requires the state Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council to now set specific measurable goals and map progress toward ending youth homelessness. “It’s … Read More

SDYS Runs

SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth

Friday, October 5, 2018

Two of our leaders are getting set to again run more than 30 miles (50K) across San Diego to help homeless youth. The Nov. 1 run by CEO Walter Philips and Associate Executive Director Steven Jella will kick off Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The pair will run from our Spring Valley and East Communities Campus … Read More

AWSD team

SDYS Participates in Successful AIDS Walk & Run

Monday, October 1, 2018

San Diego Youth Services joined individuals, social clubs, local businesses, schools, universities and faith organizations from all over San Diego for the annual AIDS Walk & Run on Sept. 29. Participants gathered to remember the many who were lost to AIDS and raise vital funds to support all of the San Diegans living with HIV … Read More

Judi Park

Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention

Friday, September 28, 2018

Judi Park, Program Manager for our HERE Now and Anti-BIAS programs, talks with us about suicide and bullying awareness and prevention as we transition from National Suicide Prevention Month into National Bullying Awareness Month. How common is suicide among youth? It’s not as common as for adults but suicide is now the second leading cause of … Read More