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Youth football participation on the decline

Youth football participation on the decline
July 3, 2018

The future for tackle youth football does not look promising thanks to recent scientific studies regarding the relationship between the sport and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) conducted by Boston...

Bay Area non-profit’s plans to teach local students sustainable cooking skills

Bay Area non-profit’s plans to teach local students sustainable cooking skills
February 28, 2018

Daniel Patterson is now a Michelin star chef based in San Francisco, but he got his start doing non-profit work through Larkin St. Youth Services, an organization that helps homeless youth get back on...

Homeless youth can find hope in despair

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.
November 14, 2017

June 1, 2016 was the night my mom and I came to the conclusion that it was time for me to try to live independently. I lived at home with my mother for 17 years, but then my mom lost her job. Once that...

What’s understood doesn’t need to be explained?

What’s understood doesn't need to be explained?
August 29, 2017

We all need water to survive, we need dirt to plant seeds and the mixture of the two creates an element that we need in order to grow. They call this little community in Cuba the "Mud," but not for the...

‘Ghost Town to Havana’ film inspires, connects

'Ghost Town to Havana’ film inspires, connects
March 15, 2017

For many people, baseball is just a game. Some even find it boring. For others, it’s a way of life. It’s something that you’re born into and something that fills you with an indescribable sense of...

Youth program to expand to high schools

Youth program to expand to high schools
August 3, 2016

In fall, fifth graders won’t be the only ones acquainted with the iconic cartoon lion that represents the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, more commonly known as D.A.R.E. For the first time...

Youth program cultivates successful environment

Youth program cultivates successful environment
June 22, 2016

The East Oakland Boxing Association is an after school and summer youth program that offers one-on-one tutoring, gardening, cooking, arts and crafts and martial arts training for kids aged 5 to 20. All...

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