As the 2023 Black History Month comes to a close, JCYC is proud to once again launch the Thomatra Scott Scholarship campaign! A former JCYC staff member, Thomatra Scott or “Scotty” was an advocate for youth in education, health, housing, employment, human rights, prison reform, and racial justice until his passing in 2000. We would sincerely appreciate donations to… Read More
2023 Nikkei Community Internship: Apply Today!
JCYC is happy to announce that applications for the Nikkei Community Internship (NCI) have officially opened for 2023! Program dates will be from June 20 – August 11 and the application deadline is Sunday, April 2. Internships will be located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose. The NCI program is a statewide initiative… Read More
Encore Virtual Screening of “Empowered: The JCYC Story” and Q&A
Join us on December 7th at 7 PM PST for an Encore Virtual Screening of Empowered: The JCYC Story and Q&A with film director and JCYC Executive Director Jon Osaki, Former JCYC Executive Director Jeff Mori and JCYC Deputy Director Julie Matsueda. The Q&A will be moderated by Wendy Tokuda. Click here to RSVP!
JCYC College Access Programs 2022 Summer Program
JCYC College Access Programs had a fun and busy summer of programming for their middle and high school youth participants! Serving over 3,000 college bound students annually, JCYC College Access Programs held a variety of enriching and academic programming for their youth. Our High School (HS) Advisors coordinated and held a hybrid Resilient Scholars Summer… Read More
2022 SF Aloha Run for Peace: Register & Fundraise Today!
JCYC’s 12th Annual SF Aloha Run will be both in-person and virtual! The in-person 5K or 10K run/walk is on Sunday, September 25th at Crissy Field in San Francisco, and the virtual side runs from Sunday, September 25th through Sunday, October 2nd. Titled, SF Aloha Run for Peace, this year’s run is focused on bringing… Read More
Save The Date for JCYC’s 5 Decade Celebration!
All of us at JCYC are excited to announce that our 5 decades of service to the children and youth of the San Francisco Bay Area will be celebrated at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial Building on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 7pm – please Save The Date! We hope you can join our… Read More
Jon Osaki Honored in DC by the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
On June 9th, JCYC Executive Director Jon Osaki was honored in Washington, DC by the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF). Jon was selected to receive the APIAHF Health Equity Champion Community Advocate Award which was presented by Krystal Ka’ai, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on AANHPI. Also, in attendance and… Read More
Commonwealth Club of CA “Building A Future Of Black And Asian Coalition” In-Person Panel Event
On June 7th, JCYC Executive Director Jon Osaki and an all-star cast of Black and Asian American leaders participated on the Commonwealth Club of California’s “Building A Future Of Black And Asian Coalition” in-person panel discussion. The event was co-moderated by Michelle Meow, Producer and Host of “The Michelle Meow Show” and Derick Brown, Senior… Read More
SF Department of Children, Youth, and their Families Spotlights JCYC
The San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and their Families (DCYF) spotlighted JCYC through their We Are The City Spotlight campaign during their April Board Meeting. DCYF is one of JCYC’s leading program grantors, and we are fortunate and honored that DCYF not only continues to provide vital funding to JCYC’s programs but also raised… Read More
JCYC College Access Programs’ Newly Renovated Office
JCYC College Access Programs (JCYC CAP) has relocated to a new location on the second floor of the Buddhist Church of America (BCA) offices on Octavia Street in San Francisco! Located at 1710 Octavia Street, the newly renovated space is made up of 4 medium-to-large office rooms, a small waiting and reception area, a kitchen,… Read More