Newsletter

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

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

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

Give to JCYC’s Chibi Chan Preschools this May!

JCYC’s Chibi Chan Preschools need your support this May to help us deliver vital childcare services – please donate today here!In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month and this year’s Give in May “Forging Community Bonds” campaign, the Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC) would sincerely appreciate your consideration of a contribution to our organization this May. Your contribution… Read More

JCYC College Access Programs’ Upward Bound SoCal College Trip

Over Spring Break, JCYC College Access Programs’ Upward Bound students went on their first SoCal College Tour in two years! A group of over 40 Juniors and Seniors from the high schools we serve got the chance to check out and explore different types of SoCal college campuses and interact with other first generation college students…. Read More

Hellman & Friedman Raises $24,900 for JCYC’s Chibi Chan Preschools

This past November, Hellman & Friedman, a global San Francisco headquartered private equity firm, selected JCYC to be one of their company’s three end of year fundraising campaign beneficiaries. Hellman & Friedman sought out a San Francisco Bay Area based non-profit working with children and youth from communities of color. Fortunately, JCYC was an organization… Read More