YR Media

 

ABOUT YR MEDIA

We are YR Media, a national network of young journalists and artists.  We collaborate with our peers around the country and top media professionals to create content that matters.

For 25 years, our non-profit production company has invested in future generations — championing our voices, and those before us — to build critical skills in journalism, arts and media.

If you are a student, a young artist or writer, an activist, a parent, a teacher, or someone who believes in the power of this generation, you are in the right place. Hang out and explore our reporting and creative content on politicsidentity and rising artists.

We sometimes link up with outlets like Teen Vogue, NPR, Pandora, and NYTimes to further amplify our work. Over the years, we have won a lot of awards. More humble bragging here.

If you like what you see, you can check out ways to support and join us, at our headquarters in Oakland or as a national correspondent.

Hack the Hood

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Hack the Hood empowers Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities through tech and data literacy skills that supports their economic mobility. Through mentorship, culturally-relevant knowledge, 21st-century skills, and community partnerships, we believe youth can become creators of change in their communities.

Hands on Bay Area

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We connect companies and people with high-quality volunteer projects through our extensive network of local nonprofits and schools in need.

We help companies — including Google, Salesforce, Levi’s and many others — create customized volunteer events to make their employees happier and better serve society.

And we offer volunteer projects each month to anyone who wants to help, covering all the causes people care about.

 

Mercy Housing

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Mercy Housing Gives a Home to Low-Income Families, Seniors, Individuals, and People with Special Needs.

 

Life After Hate

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Life After Hate is committed to helping people leave the violent far-right to connect with humanity and lead compassionate lives.

Our vision is a world that allows people to change and contribute to a society without violence.

San Francisco Casa

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OUR MISSION

San Francisco CASA transforms the lives of abused and neglected foster youth by providing one consistent, caring volunteer advocate, trained to address each child’s needs in the court and the community.

OUR VISION

That every child has a safe and loving home and is given the opportunity to thrive.

If you want to refer a child go to https://www.sfcasa.org/referrals

If you want to volunter go to https://www.sfcasa.org/volunteer

Girls Inc

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Too many girls in Alameda County grow up facing gender limitations, racial assumptions, and restricted opportunity due to economic status. Despite the rising prosperity and promise of the San Francisco Bay Area, these barriers make it harder for girls to uncover their strengths and realize their potential.

Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s model creates opportunities for success. We equip girls to defy limitations and stereotypes, attend college, break the cycle of poverty, and move into a thriving future. Our research-based programming supports girls at every stage of their development. We focus on the whole girl: her health and well-being, education, and development as a leader.

Community United for Restorative Youth Justice

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CURYJ unlocks the leadership of young people to dream beyond bars. We look to young people to lead the way by transforming our community and investing in their healing, activism, and aspirations.

Berkeley Free Clinic

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The mission of the Berkeley Free Clinic is to empower individuals and communities by providing accessible, client-centered health services and information

Acknowledge Alliance

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Since 1994, Acknowledge Alliance (formerly the Cleo Eulau Center) has used the power of fostering resilience to help build positive connections between teachers and students to open the doors to learning and well-being