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Feb, 21 2024
John Burton Advocates for Youth has teamed up with Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva on Assembly Bill 2137 which was introduced into the legislature on February 6th....
Feb, 15 2024
When Joel Swazo, 22, thinks about the last three years of his life, the words that come up are “traumatic and heartbreaking.” Like more than...
Feb, 8 2024
In a significant stride towards educational equity, the 2023-24 state budget brings promising news for foster youth pursuing higher education in California. Spearheaded by John...
Jan, 29 2024
John Burton Advocates for Youth (JBAY) is thrilled to release its annual report, which shares the remarkable impact that the organization had during the 2022-23...
Jan, 25 2024
John Burton Advocates for Youth (JBAY) is thrilled to introduce our team of Youth Advocates for 2024! This dynamic group of eight young adults plays...
Jan, 8 2024
When it comes to the New Year, “resolutions” can run the gamut. Some people resolve to spend more time with family, others to spend more...
Jan, 8 2024
On December 14th, John Burton Advocates for Youth (JBAY) invited supporters to the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate the strength and tenacity of...
Dec, 8 2023
John Burton Advocates for Youth (JBAY) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its board of directors: Teri Holoman and Ana...
Dec, 1 2023
Sitting across the table from anyone in a position of power can be intimidating. One of those tables may come as a surprise: it’s the...