In the Media

Fred Finch Youth Center in the News

Fifty for 50 video, Lockton Companies, Inc., December 2017

Strategies to Help Children on the Autism Spectrum with Homework Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego, November 2017

Free Celebration Saturday to mark Fred Finch center milestone East Bay Times, June 2016

Fred Finch Youth Center Prepares for 125th Year of Mental Health and Social Services Oakland North, December 2015

“Real Talk San Diego” Interviews VP Ali Freedman and Community Wrap leader Jesus Sandoval ESPN 1700AM (San Diego), November 2015

KGO’s Radio Interview with Senior Director of Residential Programs Mar Smith KGO, November 2015

KGO’s FFYC Public Service Announcement KGO, November 2015

On Contra Costa Transition Age Youth:

“Lack of full-time jobs is a big hurdle in bid to end homelessness” San Francisco Chronicle, August 2017

On Rising Oaks:

“Former foster youths find hope at old Oakland orphanage site” San Francisco Chronicle, April 2014 (click here for PDF version (does not include photos))

“Aged-out East Bay foster youth find a place to call home” Inside Bay Area/Oakland Tribune, August 2013 (click here for PDF version)

Comcast Newsmakers interview with President & CEO Tom Alexander, July 2013

“New housing units help foster youth over 18 transition into adulthood”, June 2013 (or just watch the interview here)

“Fred Finch builds $8M housing center to prevent homelessness” San Francisco Business Times, May 2013 (click here for PDF version)

“Affordable Housing Week” Take a Fresh Look at Oakland: News from Mayor Jean Quan & Friends, May 2013

“Dimond Neighborhood News: Rising Oaks”, December 2011

On Turning Point:

“Baseball Legend Tony La Russa Speaks at 20th Anniversary [Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation] Benefit Dinner” The Business Journals, April 2013 (click here for PDF version)

On Former FFYC Programs:

“The Front Lines of Children’s Mental Health, Part One: Coordinated Care” Chronicle of Social Change, December 2014 (click here for PDF version)

“The Front Lines of Children’s Mental Health, Part Two: Home-Based Services” Chronicle of Social Change, December 2014 (click here for PDF version)