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SF Business Times on Super Bowl 50

“Philanthropy has long been kept on the sidelines of America’s biggest annual sporting event. Organizers of the Bay Area’s Super Bowl 50 have drawn up a different game plan… to be one of the highest-profile philanthropic campaigns in Bay Area history.”

First Place is one of the first Game Changer grantees to be named, and SF Business Times explores how this funding will impact ongoing expansion efforts.

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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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