Statement from Stephen Song, Executive Director

The most recent public murder of an unarmed black man by a white police officer has led to a nation’s eruption of anger, fear, desperation, immense pain, and an all too familiar experience of black and brown lives not mattering. The national protests, most of which have been powerfully peaceful and community based, have brought […]

Match Spotlight: Hyun and Mireya

It doesn’t take long to see the strong bond that has formed between Hyun and Mireya who have been matched for 3 years as part of Community for Youth’s (CfY) mentoring program.  They demonstrate the deep connections and authentic relationships impacting both the students and adult mentors who participate in our unique mentoring model.  Mireya, […]

CfY’s New Executive Director

Dear Friends of CfY, We are excited to share the news that Community for Youth has promoted Stephen Song, MSW to Executive Director from his current role as Director of Programs. Stephen joined CfY in 2017 and has helped increase rigor in measuring program efficacy, as demonstrated by achieving 100% of the National Mentoring Partnership’s Elements of Effective Practice for […]

Changes at CfY

Dear Friends of CfY,I write to you with a mixture of excitement and sadness as I transition from Community for Youth to a new opportunity serving as the Executive Director of Neighborhood House this fall. I’ve so enjoyed meeting many of you, especially CfY’s students; you have taught me so much and helped CfY to […]