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Nonprofit’s lifeline offers steadier course for WillMar Grief Services in Sonoma
The Press Democrat– December

Sonoma County leaders encourage teens to try challenges, get involved
The Press Democrat– November

Social Advocates for Youth meets funding goal for Dream Center
The Press Democrat– October

Small Mountain of Trash Cleared from Laguna Channel
KRCB Radio – September

Laguna de Santa Rosa now drains freely 
The Press Democrat– September

Stressing at school: More kids seek on-campus counseling
Sonoma Valley Sun– September

Social Advocates for Youth’s Dream Center taking shape in Bennett Valley
The Press Democrat– August

Free lawn conversion program starts in Rohnert Park, Cotati 
The Press Democrat– August

SAY’s Dream Center Takes Shape
KRCB Radio – August

An Opportunity Fair for Young Workers
KRCB Radio – July

Sixth annual homeless workforce conference in Richmond to feature nation’s leading experts
The Richmond Standard – June

Santa Rosa-based Tips 2 Succeed gives life skills to at-risk youth
The Press Democrat – May

Social Advocates for Youth’s fundraiser amuses and delights
The Press Democrat – April

Homeless outreach aims to help Sonoma County’s most vulnerable
The Press Democrat – April

WillMar Saved
The Press Democrat – March

Social Advocates for Youth taking over Sonoma’s WillMar grief center
The Press Democrat – March

Former Santa Rosa hospital being turned into transitional housing
The Press Democrat – March

Editorial: The bell tolls for WillMar
Sonoma Index Tribune – March

SAY comes to WillMar’s rescue
Sonoma Index Tribune – February

Willmar’s grief services to continue under new agency
Sonoma Valley Sun – February

Willmar’s grief services to continue under new agency
Sonoma Valley Sun – February

Teen Face: Windsor High senior a steward of planet, those in need
The Press Democrat – February

Sonoma Gives: In support of a Dream Center
The Press Democrat – January

Legal bid to block Dream Center dismissed
The Press Democrat – January


Golis: Celebrating hometowns, generous hearts
The Press Democrat – December

Nonprofit Leadership Awards 2014: John Meislahn, Social Advocates for Youth
North Bay Business Journal – December

Smith: A tidy way to honor Ken Martin
The Press Democrat – November

Beyond stereotypes: Homeless yet hopeful in Sonoma County
The Oak Leaf – December

Nonprofits collaborating to support Sonoma Valley teens
Sonoma Valley Sun – November

SAY’s Big Thank You Dinner
The Press Democrat – November

Partnership between Goodwill, SAY helps teens find the right clothes
The Press Democrat – November

Matt Martin Wins Jefferson Award
North Bay Business Journal – November

Local Youth Programs Come Together

KSRO – October

Sonoma County youth programs join forces
The Press Democrat – October

Transfer of ‘Dream Center’ property in Santa Rosa complete
The Press Democrat – September

Santa Rosa schools expanding mental health services
The Press Democrat – September

More than 1,000 lend a hand on Day of Caring across Sonoma County
The Press Democrat – September

Art helps heal after Andy Lopez shooting
The Press Democrat – July

Northwestern Mutual adviser wins $25,000 grant for SAY
The North Bay Business Journal – May

SAY ‘Top Secret’ Fundraiser Photo Gallery
The Press Democrat – May

Bennett Valley residents sue over SAY Dream Center
The Press Democrat – May

Forty Under 40 winner profile: Cat Cvengros
The North Bay Business Journal – April

Corporate Philanthropy Awards: Dierk’s Parside Cafe
The North Bay Business Journal – March

Santa Rosa council signs off on SAY Dream Center
The Press Democrat – March

Forum highlights homelessness in Sonoma County (w/video)
The Press Democrat – February

Santa Rosa Planning Commission OKs Dream Center zoning changes
The Press Democrat – January

Dream Center housing facility for young adults poised for contentious hearing
The Press Democrat – January

Golis: Neighbors, not always friends
The Press Democrat – January


Close to Home: Homeless youth need chance to reach dreams
The Press Democrat – December

200 March in Dream Walk
The Press Democrat – December

Dream Walk Photo Gallery
The Press Democrat – December

Invisible Homeless Youth Forced to Fend Largely for Themselves
Non-Profit Quarterly – December

Santa Rosa gathering to raise awareness of homeless youth
The Press Democrat – December

SAY Hosts Cold-weather Dream Walk
KRCB – December

Close to Home: Don’t throw away this SAY miracle
The Press Democrat – November

Dreams on Hold
The Bohemian – November

PD Editorial: Dream Center and residents deserve support
The Press Democrat – October

Neighbors critical after meeting on SAY plans for Warrack Hospital
The Press Democrat – September

SAY’s Warrack Hospital tours aim to calm critics of Santa Rosa home for youth
The Press Democrat – August

Plans for old Warrack Hospital stir strong passions
The Press Democrat – August

SAY Expanding Into Warrack Hospital
KRCB Radio – April

A Sonoma County Champion for Youth
The Press Democrat – February

Tattoo Removal Program Provides a Fresh Start
The Press Democrat – February

Living in Limbo
The Bohemian – January


Santa Rosa wins $500,000 grant for anti-gang efforts
The Press Democrat – December

GOLIS: Kids Still Homeless at Christmas
The Press Democrat – December

Kids on the Outside
The Bohemian – December

Sutter agrees to donate Warrack campus to nonprofit SAY
North Bay Business Journal – November

Warrack Hospital site offered to youth services agency
The Press Democrat – November

GUEST OPINION: Stabbing death should be alarm
The Press Democrat – November

Touring Sonoma County’s ‘guerrilla’ gardens
The Press Democrat – August

After Hours: Social Advocates for Youth Come Fly with SAY! event
North Bay Business Journal – June

Summer job market tough for teens
The Press Democrat – May

Santa Rosa gathering honors war dead
The Press Democrat – May

SMITH: How about an impartial look at closure of Doyle Park School?
The Press Democrat – March

Sharing life’s lessons
The Press Democrat – January


Removal of gang tattoos becoming more common
San Francisco Chronicle – December 2011

The Sunflower Community Garden
La Voz – October 2011

Local teens work to make creeks and parks safer, cleaner
Sonoma Valley Sun – August

Ecology program puts teens to work
Sonoma Index Tribune – August

Community Champion: Matt Martin
Celebrate Community – May 2011

40 North Bay business leaders under the age of 40 in 2011
North Bay Business Journal – April 2011

Social Advocates for Youth – The BIG Thank You
North Bay Business Journal – January 2011

Feature on SAY’s Sunflower Community Garden (pages 4-5)
La Voz – September 2010

After Hours: Social Advocates for Youth’s O-Say Corral
North Bay Business Journal – June 2010

After Hours: Social Advocates for Youth The BIG Thank You event
North Bay Business Journal – February 2010