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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 1, 2020 Comments Off on Human Trafficking Awareness Month
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Human Trafficking Awareness Month January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. San Diego has one of the highest rates of sex trafficking of children in the nation. Studies indicate there may be as many as 8,000 sex trafficking victims every year…

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Champions for Youth Kicks Off

December 4, 2019 Comments Off on Champions for Youth Kicks Off
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Champions for Youth Kicks Off We officially kicked off the holiday giving season on Dec. 3 with our $100,000 Champions for Youth campaign! All donations benefit homeless and other vulnerable youth throughout San Diego County. See our early progress here…

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PRIDE Award 2019

November 5, 2019 Comments Off on PRIDE Award 2019
September 27 @ 1:28 am

PRIDE Award 2019 Our Safe Place won an award for the 2019 San Diego PRIDE March: 3rd Place for Best Use of 2019 Pride Theme. Our Safe Place staff and youth worked to bring their idea to light, designing and…

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Run for Homeless Youth

November 4, 2019 Comments Off on Run for Homeless Youth
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Run for Homeless Youth San Diego Youth Services leaders, staff and friends ran 50K on Nov. 1 to kick off Homeless Youth Awareness Month in San Diego, where more than 1,500 youth are homeless. The day-long run event, SDYS Runs for Homeless…

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Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention

October 8, 2019 Comments Off on Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention 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…

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New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth

October 3, 2019 Comments Off on New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth
September 27 @ 1:28 am

New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills into law in September to help address youth homelessness. San Diego Youth Services was instrumental in the passage of the bills, together with the California Coalition for…

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SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years

September 27, 2019 Comments Off on SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years
September 27 @ 1:28 am

SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years The top leaders at San Diego Youth Services will run 50K (31 miles) across San Diego on Nov. 1 to kick off National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The organization is also celebrating…

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Suicide Prevention Month

September 10, 2019 Comments Off on Suicide Prevention Month
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Suicide Prevention Month September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to share resources and learn how you can help. Today is also World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for young people between the…

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Transforming Foster Care

September 9, 2019 Comments Off on Transforming Foster Care
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Transforming Foster Care New state funding will enable San Diego Youth Services to begin transforming foster care in San Diego County. The $300,000 funding is enabling the organization to recruit and hire the most qualified and caring child care professionals…

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Champions for Youth Charity

August 7, 2019 Comments Off on Champions for Youth Charity
September 27 @ 1:28 am

Champions for Youth Charity The Century Club of San Diego has again selected San Diego Youth Services as a Champions for Youth charity, one of only 10 to benefit from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. We could not have…

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