Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

From struggling in school to a thriving apprenticeship.

Emilio struggled in school but found passion in an apprenticeship through Youth Jobs+.     Like many youth his age, San Francisco Mission District native Emilio Diaz says he enjoyed the social aspects of school, but that “schoolwork...

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UWBA and Youth Jobs+ featured in The Atlantic

UWBA’s Larry Berry and Youth Jobs+ success Emilio Diaz talk about the importance of youth jobs In the Bay Area and across the United States, youth are increasingly moving away from 4-year college degrees, just as low-skill, entry-level...

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Empowering Youth | Impact | Philanthropy

Tomorrow’s Leaders Tackling Today’s Problems

UWBA Micro-Grants Enable Youth to Support Teen Moms, Mental Health and More Inspired by the outspoken youth taking up the fight for social justice throughout the country and around the world, United Way Bay Area recently kicked off...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Partners | Thriving Adults

Local Bay Area Companies Recommit to Providing Youth Jobs

As part of the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ initiative, United Way Bay Area, OEWD, SFUSD, DCYF, and the Mayor’s Office recently hosted the first Employer Engagement Breakfast on May 4, 2018, bringing together local companies, civic leaders, and nonprofit...

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How to land a summer job.

Emma went to our Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Resource Fair and didn’t know what to expect. Hear how she landed a job with Starbucks.  

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Partners | United Way Bay Area | Volunteering

Meet Mike.

Target Employee Volunteers with UWBA Meet Mike. He’s a Target employee who volunteered with us at the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Resource Fair to help Bay Area youth succeed. Hear why he was impressed and why volunteering is important....

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Emerging Leaders | Empowering Youth | Partners | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Uniting Youth for Social Good

United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is truly inspired by the movement of young people who are speaking out about social issues that impact their lives and communities. “It is incumbent upon us all to empower our young people...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Partners | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

More Than a Job Fair

As a partner in the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ initiative, we aim to meet youth where they’re at – whether that means ready for a job or ready to connect with re-entry programs or other support services. Many youth...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Volunteering

Make Your Saturday Matter – Volunteer!

We’re thrilled to host the annual Mayor’s Youth Jobs + Resource Fair on Saturday, March 17th. During this day-long job and resource fair, we offer wraparound support services to put underserved youth on a path to economic security....

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Empowering Youth | Impact | Jobs

Another impactful year planned for Bay Area youth

United Way Bay Area continues to be a lead partner in our sixth year of the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Initiative. Through coordinated efforts of UWBA; The San Francisco Mayor’s Office; San Francisco’s Department of Children, Youth and Families;...

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