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San Diego Youth Services CEO Walter Philips

San Diego Youth Services Celebrates Pride and Stands with Our LGBTQ+ Community

July 18, 2024 Comments Off on San Diego Youth Services Celebrates Pride and Stands with Our LGBTQ+ Community
July 21 @ 11:11 am

Statement by Walter Philips, San Diego Youth Services CEO Pride weekend is quickly approaching, and I am so excited that San Diego Youth Services is again participating in the parade and festival. As the proud father of a son who…

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Black & White Juneteenth March

Celebrate Juneteenth With Us

June 13, 2024 Comments Off on Celebrate Juneteenth With Us
July 21 @ 11:11 am

Juneteenth (June 19th) became a federal holiday in 2021.

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May is National Foster Care Month

May 14, 2024 Comments Off on May is National Foster Care Month
July 21 @ 11:11 am

May is National Foster Care Month  By Krysta Hughes, Program Manager, Resource Family Agency  Did you know that May is National Foster Care Month? Because of our involvement with foster youth over the last 50 years, this is a cause…

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Youth Job Fair

May 9, 2024 Comments Off on Youth Job Fair
July 21 @ 11:11 am

San Diego Youth Services is hosting a Spring Job Fair! Youth ages 16-21 are invited to join us for an interactive event where they will have the opportunity to explore current job openings, learn interviewing skills and meet various employers.…

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Foster Youth Thrives with SDYS Foster Care Family

May 1, 2024 Comments Off on Foster Youth Thrives with SDYS Foster Care Family
July 21 @ 11:11 am

Foster Care Success Story: Foster Youth Thrives with SDYS Foster Care Family San Diego Youth Services is doing foster care differently. Our resource families receive one-on-one support so that they can provide safe, stable and healing home environments for children…

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San Diego Youth Services Recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month

April 30, 2024 Comments Off on San Diego Youth Services Recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month
July 21 @ 11:11 am

By the HERE Now Team, a school-based suicide prevention and early intervention program As the school year ends, we are recognizing May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. This year’s national Mental Health Awareness Month theme is “Where to Start…

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13-Year-Old Zoe Lukens Presents SDYS with $23,440 Gift

April 12, 2024 Comments Off on 13-Year-Old Zoe Lukens Presents SDYS with $23,440 Gift
July 21 @ 11:11 am

Zoe Lukens presented San Diego Youth Services with a tremendous gift of $23,440. She turned 13 on Feb. 8 and in lieu of gifts for her Bat Mitzvah she requested donations be made to SDYS to support youth experiencing homelessness.…

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SDYS Observes Dolores Huerta & Cesar Chavez Day

April 1, 2024 Comments Off on SDYS Observes Dolores Huerta & Cesar Chavez Day
July 21 @ 11:11 am

On Monday, April 1, 2024, San Diego Youth Services is closed in observance of Dolores Huerta & Cesar Chavez Day. Dolores Huerta & César Chávez worked together as labor leaders & environmentalists for 30 years. Together they formed the National…

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Partnership Creating a Sustainable & Just Spring Valley

March 29, 2024 Comments Off on Partnership Creating a Sustainable & Just Spring Valley
July 21 @ 11:11 am

San Diego Youth Services Works with Partners to Create a Sustainable and Just Spring Valley through a Transformative Climate Communities Planning Grant Our community came together on March 14 at our Spring Valley campus for a networking event to learn…

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Birth of Brilliance Cultural Fair Celebrates Diversity

March 27, 2024 Comments Off on Birth of Brilliance Cultural Fair Celebrates Diversity
July 21 @ 11:11 am

We loved seeing everyone at the recent Birth of Brilliance Cultural Fair. The Cultural Fair took place the day after the Birth of Brilliance conference and we celebrated different cultures in our local San Diego community through performances, art, music…

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