Upcoming Events at HEY!
Foster Youth Leadership Awards – Thursday, May 1
Program: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Human Services Building, 170 Otis St, San Francisco
30 current and former foster youth are being recognized for their leadership. Join social welfare professionals, educators, and others who work closely with local foster care youth as they celebrate resiliency in San Francisco’s current and former foster youth. Youth in foster care face incredible challenges and need the support of friends, family, and the community. Show them you believe in their strength by honoring them at this celebration.
HEY Foster Youth Connections Breakfast – Thursday, May 8
Registration: 7:30 – 8 a.m.
Program: 8 – 9:30 a.m.
Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery, San Francisco
In celebration of National Foster Care Month, please join Honoring Emancipated Youth (HEY) for a very special breakfast as we gather our community together to honor those who are making a positive change for current and former foster care youth.
Featured HEY Partners for 2008 are:
Housing – First Place for Youth
Employment – Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts & Technology (BAYCAT)
Education – City College of San Francisco Guardian Scholars Program
Health – Mental Health Association of San Francisco
Voices of Foster Youth 2008 – Resource Fair – Saturday, May 10
Event: 12 – 4 p.m.
Justin Herman Plaza, Embarcadero
May is National Foster Care Month so join us for “Voices of Foster Youth 2008” a day of FREE carnival fun including games, prizes, music, food and of course, community and job resources!
Click here to visit the HEY Upcoming Events Page on their website for more information.
First Place for Youth
There’s No Place Like Home
10th Anniversary Celebration of First Place for Youth
May 9, 2008
Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m.
Concert doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Festivities include elegant dining, live and silent auctions and entertainment with legendary percussionist Pete Escovedo & his Latin Jazz Orchestra.
Oakland Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612
Rsvp online: www.firstplaceforyouth.org
For more info, contact Mei-Hua Gee at 510-272-0979, x295