At-risk Youth

The Art of Yoga Project

"The Art of Yoga Project is designed to help girls in the juvenile justice system by focusing on early intervention and preparing girls for a positive future. Our long-term vision is that the Art of Yoga Project’s Yoga and Creative Arts Curriculum will be nationally and internationally recognized as a valid and effective treatment for at-risk adolescent girls, particularly girls in the juvenile justice system. We aspire to become leaders in revolutionizing the rehabilitation of girls and continue partnerships with innovative programs such as the Margaret J.

Address: 
555 Bryant St. #232
Palo Alto, CA 94301
United States
First Name: 
Lisa
Last Name: 
Pedersen
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
650-996-1904
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Yemin Orde Youth Village

"Yemin Orde is dedicated to giving children the highest quality care and education. Yemin Orde’s success reflects the deeply sensitive approach of the Village to the needs of adolescent survivors of trauma and displacement, many of whom have been separated from their family and are far away from their native land and culture.

Address: 
4876 Escobedo Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
United States
First Name: 
Jackie
Last Name: 
Louk
Position: 
Regional Director Western States
Phone Number: 
202-237-0286
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

ELI, The Israel Association for Child Protection

ELI is the organization in ISrael that deals with the isue of child abuse. ELI's mission is to protect ISrael's children from all kinds of abuse (sexual, physical, and emotional) and severe neglect, through a comprehensive continuum of servies available at a single point-of-entry, including crisis intervention, emergency hot-line and shelter servies, therapy, prevention programs, professional education, community awareness and advocacy. No other agency in Israel focuses solely and specifically on the unique issues and methodologies for preventing and treating child abuse.

Address: 
14 Ibn Gvirol Street
Tel Aviv 64077
Israel
First Name: 
Michael
Last Name: 
Hersch
Position: 
Director of Development
Phone Number: 
(215) 923-2940
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Larkin Street Youth Services

"The mission of Larkin Street Youth Services is to create a continuum of services that inspires youth to move beyond the street. We will nurture potential, promote dignity, and support bold steps by all. ...[Larkin Street's] programs provide emergency, transitional, and permanent housing opportunities for homeless and at-risk youth in addition to essential wraparound support, such as healthcare, employment, and education services.

Address: 
1138 Sutter ST.
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
First Name: 
Sherilyn
Last Name: 
Adams
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
(415) 673-0911
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Israel

Tel Hai Academic College

"Tel Hai has assumed the multiple goals of providing top quality academic and continuing educational opportunities in the northern periphery, and catalyzing the economic and social development of the Upper Galilee. "

First Name: 
JCF Partnering Project
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Eastside College Preparatory School

"At Eastside College Preparatory School we are committed to opening new doors for students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Our challenging and engaging curriculum enables students to discover their intellectual strengths, sharpen their academic skills, and embrace new opportunities in a culture of learning that supports the potential of every student to enter and succeed in a four-year college and beyond.

Address: 
1041 Myrtle Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
United States
First Name: 
Ellen
Last Name: 
Lehman
Position: 
Director of Development
Phone Number: 
(650) 688-0850
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Friends by Nature

FBN is committed to multiculturalism, engaging marginalized populations in decision making, helping youth at-risk and the success of Israeli immigrant communities. FBN runs community-based programs, focusing on decreasing poverty, lowering delinquency, developing civil society, strengthening the family unit, developing young leadership, increasing volunteerism, renewing neighborhoods, increasing a connection to Israel.

Address: 
Friends of Ethiopian Jews-Fiscal Sponsor
Gadera
Israel
First Name: 
Yuvi
Last Name: 
Tashome
Position: 
Gedera Community Garin Director
Phone Number: 
972-52-663-6607
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Life Learning Academy

The Life Learning Academy is committed to creating a safe, nonviolent community for court- involved and high-risk students who have not been successful in traditional school settings. LLA welcomes students into an 'extended family' which motivates everyone to give and receive support, develop responsibility and judgment, and build the academic, vocational and social skills necessary to be successful.

Address: 
651 8th St. Treasure Island
San Francisco, CA 94130
United States
First Name: 
Craig
Last Name: 
Miller
Position: 
Vice Principal
Phone Number: 
415-397-8957
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local