Bayview is one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in San Francisco. Ethnically, the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is 33% API, 33% African-American, and 25% Latinx.
44% of residents speak a language other than English.
Through the Bayview Service Connection and Multicultural Exchange Program (BSCME) and Bayview Youth Advocates (BYA) program, CYC works with multicultural young people in Bayview-Hunters Point to reduce violence and to create harmony and understanding through outreach, education, and advocacy. Through these programs, youth have the opportunity to share their voices in various spaces in the community and participate in decision-making processes that affect them and their families.
Additional CYC programs in Bayview includes historical bus tours, community events, census education and assistance, and disaster preparedness.
Programs in Bayview:
Bayview Service Connection and Multicultural Engagement (BSCME) promotes racial harmony amongst the African American, API, and Latinx communities living in the Bayview through outreach, cultural events, assistance with connection to services and resources, and community-based events.
Bayview Youth Advocates (BYA) is composed of youth leaders in the Bayview committed to cultural vibrancy, youth inclusion, and racial harmony throughout the neighborhood. Youths attend weekly after school meetings and monthly events to develop leadership, advocacy, and organizing skills.
The Community Safety Outreach Program (CSOP) teaches and informs the public about the importance of disaster preparedness by providing free seismic, fire, and emergency outreach and education to youth, seniors, residents, businesses, merchants, and community-based organizations.
Bayview Youth Advocates host the Festival of Diversity.
Bayview Youth Advocates organized a car wash to raise money for their program.
By Stephany Welch Program Coordinator, Bayview Youth Advocates Honoring African American and Asian American history and resilience is the purpose of “Youth Unity Mural,” located at 5012 3rd Street. As the program coordinator for Bayview Youth Advocates (BYA), I set a goal to translate this powerful history into something the youths can fashion into wearable…
Join us for the Festival of Diversity in the Bayview on Saturday, May 28, 2022.
Join us in celebrating Black History Month and the Lunar New Year.
Share your voice as a Bayview Youth Advocates (BYA) leader. BYA is a multicultural youth program committed to reducing violence, creating harmony and understanding through advocacy, education, and outreach. Youth participate in weekly after school workshops and give back to their community through volunteering at community events. What BYA leaders will gain: Leadership developmentPublic speaking…