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In the News

San Diego Youth Services sleeps out one night in Point Loma to end youth homelessness
San Diego Community Newspaper Group, Sept. 25, 2021

Caring for 1,450 unaccompanied minors every day in San Diego was daunting but we didn’t hesitate
The San Diego Union-Tribune, July 16, 2021

Drive for Donations to Benefit Housing-insecure Students Launches Countywide
The San Diego Union-Tribune, July 3, 2021

‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive begins in San Diego County
Fox News, July 2, 2021

SD County Stuff the Bus School Supply Campaign Begins, Runs through July
California News Times, July 1, 2021

San Diego Pride Kicks off Local Events
CBS News 8, July 1, 2021

SD County Stuff the Bus School Supply Campaign Begins, Runs through July
Times of San Diego, July 1, 2021

Help ‘Stuff the Bus' With the Online School Supply Drive
NBC 7 San Diego, June 29, 2021

Pride is Back: March, Rally, and Block Party All on Tap in Mid-July
NBC 7 San Diego, June 11, 2021

FOCUS Announces Rummage Sale Date In June
Coronado Eagle & Journal, June 1, 2021

Column: San Diego’s Promises2Kids transforms lives. Here’s one of them.
Union Tribune, May 29, 2021

San Diego Convention Center migrant shelter: Nonprofits tapped to help care for migrant girls
Fox 5 San Diego, March 28, 2021

San Diego Nonprofit to Lead Social Services for Migrant Children at Convention Center
NBC 7 San Diego, March 28, 2021

Hundreds of teenage girls seeking asylum now in San Diego, more coming
ABC 10 News, March 28, 2021

Emergency Shelter Opens for Youths Facing Homelessness
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth - Times of San Diego
News Break, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
Times of San Diego:, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
Daily California Press, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
California News Times, February 26, 2021

San Diego Community News Group - Mayor announces programs to serve youth experiencing homelessness (sdnews.com)
San Diego Community News Group, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
KPBS, February 25, 2021

San Diego County Partners With Three Nonprofits to Alleviate Homelessness in Youth – NBC 7 San Diego (nbcsandiego.com)
NBC 7, February 25, 2021

San Diego partners with three nonprofits to alleviate homelessness in youth
KUSI, February 25, 2021

Combating Local Youth Homelessness
Fox News, February 25, 2021

Video: Press conference
SD City TV, February 25, 2021

Iconic Youth Services Organization Takes On Pressing Issues Facing Local Kids
Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight on the Community Podcast, February 24, 2021

Opinion: Children Are Being Trafficked in San Diego, But We Can End The Exploitation - Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego, February 24, 2021

Opinion: Children Are Being Trafficked In San Diego, But We Can End The Exploitation
San Diego Patch, February 24, 2021

​Organizations Work to Help End Racial Disparities in Childhood
San Diego Patch, February 23, 2021

Opinion: Children Are Being Trafficked in San Diego, But We Can End The Exploitation
Times of San Diego, Feb. 25, 2021

Spotlight on the Community: San Diego Youth Services
Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight on the Community, Feb. 24, 2021

Farmers Insurance Open Tees it up in La Jolla, Without Spectators
KPBS, January 17, 2021

Donation Drive For Martin Luther King Day
KPBS, January 17, 2021

Governor Newsome Announces Appointments 
Presswire, January 14, 2021

In the News

Caring for 1,450 unaccompanied minors every day in San Diego was daunting but we didn’t hesitate
The San Diego Union-Tribune, July 16, 2021

Drive for Donations to Benefit Housing-insecure Students Launches Countywide
The San Diego Union-Tribune, July 3, 2021

‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive begins in San Diego County
Fox News, July 2, 2021

SD County Stuff the Bus School Supply Campaign Begins, Runs through July
California News Times, July 1, 2021

San Diego Pride Kicks off Local Events
CBS News 8, July 1, 2021

SD County Stuff the Bus School Supply Campaign Begins, Runs through July
Times of San Diego, July 1, 2021

Help ‘Stuff the Bus' With the Online School Supply Drive
NBC 7 San Diego, June 29, 2021

Pride is Back: March, Rally, and Block Party All on Tap in Mid-July
NBC 7 San Diego, June 11, 2021

FOCUS Announces Rummage Sale Date In June
Coronado Eagle & Journal, June 1, 2021

Column: San Diego’s Promises2Kids transforms lives. Here’s one of them.
Union Tribune, May 29, 2021

San Diego Convention Center migrant shelter: Nonprofits tapped to help care for migrant girls
Fox 5 San Diego, March 28, 2021

San Diego Nonprofit to Lead Social Services for Migrant Children at Convention Center
NBC 7 San Diego, March 28, 2021

Hundreds of teenage girls seeking asylum now in San Diego, more coming
ABC 10 News, March 28, 2021

Emergency Shelter Opens for Youths Facing Homelessness
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth - Times of San Diego
News Break, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
Times of San Diego:, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
Daily California Press, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
California News Times, February 26, 2021

San Diego Community News Group - Mayor announces programs to serve youth experiencing homelessness (sdnews.com)
San Diego Community News Group, February 26, 2021

San Diego Partners With Three Nonprofits To Alleviate Homelessness In Youth
KPBS, February 25, 2021

San Diego County Partners With Three Nonprofits to Alleviate Homelessness in Youth – NBC 7 San Diego (nbcsandiego.com)
NBC 7, February 25, 2021

San Diego partners with three nonprofits to alleviate homelessness in youth
KUSI, February 25, 2021

Combating Local Youth Homelessness
Fox News, February 25, 2021

Video: Press conference
SD City TV, February 25, 2021

Iconic Youth Services Organization Takes On Pressing Issues Facing Local Kids
Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight on the Community Podcast, February 24, 2021

Opinion: Children Are Being Trafficked in San Diego, But We Can End The Exploitation - Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego, February 24, 2021

Opinion: Children Are Being Trafficked In San Diego, But We Can End The Exploitation
San Diego Patch, February 24, 2021

​Organizations Work to Help End Racial Disparities in Childhood
San Diego Patch, February 23, 2021

Opinion: Children Are Being Trafficked in San Diego, But We Can End The Exploitation
Times of San Diego, Feb. 25, 2021

Spotlight on the Community: San Diego Youth Services
Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight on the Community, Feb. 24, 2021

Donation Drive For Martin Luther King Day
KPBS, January 17, 2021

Governor Newsome Announces Appointments 
Presswire, January 14, 2021

UC San Diego Names 2020-2022 Changemaker Faculty Fellows
UCSD News, December 17, 2020

San Diego Youth Services Hosting Concert Benefitting  Homeless Children in San Diego and the Philippines
KUSI News, November 12, 2020

Nuevo Programa Ubica Albergues Seguros Para Víctimas de Abuso en Minutos
DA News Center, October 6, 2020

New Collaborative Helps Women Find Safe Shelter Online, Says San Diego DA
Times of San Diego, October 6, 2020

New Program Helps Domestic Violence, Sex Assault Victims Locate Shelter
Fox 5 San Diego, October 6, 2020

Escalofriantes detalles sobre el tráfico humano en San Diego
Telemundo 20, August 22, 2020

Stolen: A Year-long Investigation Into Child Sex Trafficking & Exploitation
NBC 7 and Reporter Monica Dean, August 20, 2020

What to Do and Where to Turn If Someone You Love is a Victim of Sex Trafficking
NBC 7, August 19, 2020

Ask the Experts: Mental Health in Education
10 News - ABC San Diego KGTV, August 4, 2020

Someone San Diego Should Know: Walter Philip
The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 15, 2019

Surveys Driven by Homeless Youth Show Others Undercount, Chapin Hall Report Finds
Youth Today, August 23, 2018

San Diego Youth Services raise funds during National Foster Care Month
KUSI News, May 23, 2018

Study Finds Abuse and Violence Common Among LGBT Homeless Youth
EdSource, April 25, 2018

San Diego Youth Agency Receives $2.5M To Provide Homeless Services
KPBS, March 20, 2018

Meet Walter Philips, CEO of San Diego Youth Services
SD Voyager, February 1, 2018

San Diego County Sees 39 Percent Increase In Homeless Youth
KPBS, April 25, 2017

Life After Aging Out Of California’s Foster System
KPBS, January 25, 2017