Social Advocates For Youth

The 2011 Beat the Cold BBQ

[caption id="attachment_301" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="There are 701 homeless youth estimated to be on the streets in Sonoma County each night"][/caption] On December 9, 2011, over 200 people joined SAY for a night in the cold at our second annual Beat the Cold BBQ to end youth homelessness. We invited folks to...

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Asia’s Story

If you listen to The Krush this week, you might hear a special appeal from Asia, a young woman who worked in SAY's Summer Jobs Program earlier this year. If not, you can listen to the spot below: [audio mp3="https://www.saysc.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/SAY.mp3"] 700 that's how many kids are sleeping on the streets of Sonoma...

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You’re Important to Me

We say that to the youth we work with every day, and we've asked members of the greater SAY community to help us in spreading the message to more young people. In the next months we'll be posting videos featuring the You're Important To Me message to our blog, youtube and...

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Ziplining at Sonoma Canopy Tours

Several months ago, the folks at Sonoma Canopy Tours contacted SAY to offer free zip-line tours to the youth we work with. Last week, several SAY staff and volunteers took nearly a dozen of the young adults who live at our Tamayo House on an outdoor experience unlike any other...

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The 10th Annual Clo’s Classic

The 10th annual Clo's Classic SRJC football game benefitted SAY this year. Check out the game recap from ysn365.com for a great shot of Clover Stornetta's Marcus Benedetti handing our executive director Matt Martin a BIG check! Thanks to the SRJC athletics department and to Clover Stornetta Farms for a great night! Clo's...

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SAY Board Member featured in the Press Democrat

SAY Board Member Allyson Ahlstrom was featured in the Press Democrat recently, in an article about her own non-profit organization, Threads for Teens. [quote]Allyson Ahlstrom, a slight, curly-haired incoming sophomore with a penchant for designer labels, thinks big. The 15-year-old Ursuline student stood Wednesday at the grand opening of Threads for Teens,...

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