Matcha Cafe Maiko – Thank You!

August 20, 2021 JCYC would like to give a big shout out to a San Francisco Japantown and internationally present business that has set a forward-thinking example of solidarity and generosity – Matcha Café Maiko – better known as Matcha Café! Matcha Café first entered JCYC’s radar when owner Chris Chin reached out to JCYC… Read More

2021 JCYC Scholarship Program Winners!

JCYC is excited to announce our 2021 JCYC Scholarship Program winners! Thanks to the generous support JCYC received from our 2020 SF Aloha Run for Black Lives, we are able to continue shaping the lives of our outstanding middle and high school youth participants, by making the dream of a college degree a reality. We… Read More

A Message from the Executive Director – May 2021

In 2017, I started my article by writing that we must tell “our children that when they face challenges and struggles in their life, it is important that we do not simply blame others.” Unfortunately, over the past four years, the partisan politics in this country went from bad to agonizingly toxic. The finger pointing… Read More

JCYC Helps Kick Off Campaign for Solidarity

On Saturday, April 17th, JCYC co-sponsored the launch of the San Francisco Campaign for Solidarity at San Francisco Civic Center Plaza. JCYC partnered with the SF Human Rights Commission, Stand Together SF and other groups from the Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx, American Indian and multicultural communities to stand together against racist hate… Read More

JCYC Launches Thomatra Scott Scholarship Fund

In honor of Black History Month, JCYC is proud to announce the launch of the new Thomatra Scott Scholarship! A former JCYC staff member, Thomatra Scott or “Scotty” was an advocate for youth in education, housing, employment, human rights, prison reform, and racial justice until his passing in 2000. Scotty was a true symbol of… Read More

SF Aloha Run for Black Lives – Register & Fundraise Today!

Established in 2011, and now in its 10th year, the SF Aloha Run annually takes place at San Francisco’s scenic Crissy Field. For the health and safety of our participants, this year’s SF Aloha Run will be a virtual 10K or 5K run/walk between Saturday, September 26 – Sunday, October 4 from any US location…. Read More