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Empowering Foster Youth to Follow Their Dreams: An Inside Look at the RAFA Program

May 8, 2013

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“This is the only place I’ve ever called home,” said Brittany, a 17-year old foster youth who has been living in BAYC’s transitional housing program for 6 months. In just a few weeks, Brittany will turn 18, an age she’s dreaded since entering the foster care system at age 4 when she was taken away […]

Giving Back From Behind Bars

December 3, 2012

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Dozens of inmates at San Quentin State Prison in California know firsthand that after making big mistakes, nothing feels quite as good as giving back.  This week, we visited San Quentin along with four other Bay Area nonprofits and were each awarded approximately $7,200 as part of the prison’s Joint Venture Program (JVP). The JVP, […]

Welcome to Our Corner of the World – Thanks for Stopping By!

July 30, 2012

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For the past 117 years, Sunny Hills has been committed to improving the lives of Bay Area children who navigate a rough road. The youth we serve in each of our programs struggle with mental health issues, or need preventative support. Many are dealing with or at risk of ongoing extreme effects of abuse, neglect, […]