First Place for Youth is committed to rectifying historical inequities and empowering historically oppressed groups by acknowledging the importance of […]
Teens and young adults aging out of foster care face immense challenges as they make the transition to independence and […]
For many older foster youth, transitioning out of foster care can be a challenging time, especially for those without a […]
Throughout 2020, we spoke to members of the First Place team about our first ten years in Los Angeles. Now, as we move into a new year, we share a few of their reflections and their hopes for the next decade.
This past week has been one of yet more pain, shock, and grief, with national news of senseless violence and […]
A Time for Community While we cannot be together around a table with our young people this year, it’s times like […]
For more than 20 years, First Place for Youth has taken pride in providing young people in foster care with […]
We are thrilled to announce that Erika Van Buren, our Vice President of Evaluation and Learning, has been named to […]
The First Place for Youth Board of Directors is delighted to announce the selection of Heidi McIntosh as CEO following […]
On May 17, First Place for Youth hosted long-time supporters and their guests, current and former participants, and our staff at an evening celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary. The event offered and opportunity to acknowledge and honor the work of those who have made First Place what it is today.
First Place for Youth has partnered with NPAG, a national executive search and consulting firm that is dedicated to serving the mission-driven community, to conduct the search for the next Chief Executive Officer to lead our organization into a new era of impact and geographic expansion. Learn more about the role and review the instructions for providing nominations or submitting an application.
It is with mixed emotions that I am writing to let you know our Co-Founder and Vice President of Policy, Deanne Pearn, will be moving on from First Place for Youth at the end of this month
As a Game Changer grant recipient, First Place earned a mention in SF Business Times’ coverage of Super Bowl 50’s philanthropic efforts.
“Philanthropy has long been kept on the sidelines of America’s biggest annual sporting event. Organizers of the Bay Area’s Super […]
First Place for Youth is thrilled to be featured as an exemplar of effective data use in Moneyball for Government. […]