50 Fund Game Changers: Super Bowl 50 Media Wrap-Up

Tags: First Place in the Spotlight Super Bowl 50

As recipients of a Super Bowl Host Committee “Game Changer” grant, First Place for Youth and the #WhenIWas18 campaign were profiled by a variety of national and regional news organizations as the big game approached.

The videos above from NBC Bay Area and KTVU Fox 2 highlighted First Place and how receiving this funding is positively impacting the organization and the young people we serve. Additional media highlights include:


Trauma-Informed Care in Action at First Place 

For foster youth who have experienced trauma and instability, the transition to adulthood is a pivotal journey that can be […]

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In the Media

Share the Spirit: After years in the foster system, a young woman gets a room of her own

With First Place for Youth in her corner, Jayla Lackaff is studying video game design at College of Alameda

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Research & Publications

2023 Annual Report

In 2023, First Place for Youth and our network partners in Massachusetts, New York, Mississippi, and Cincinnati served 1,660 young […]

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