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.
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…
We want to thank K-Elements BBQ and Helen Ruan for donating 150 meals and blankets today in support of the Bayview seniors community.
Completing the 2020 Census is very important for our community to get the resources we need. Even though CYC’s Bayview office is closed for census operations due to COVID-19, we are still encouraging and assisting the community through WeChat to complete the 2020 Census. For more information head to www.sfcounts.org
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…
“Youth Unity Mural” is a community-driven art collaboration in the Bayview between San Francisco African American Arts and Culture District, Chinese Culture Center, Bayview YMCA, and CYC. Participants from our Bayview Youth Advocates (BYA) program spent their summer project working on the art piece. Using a selection process, the group chose Helice Wen and Kalani…
Our community outreach team took part in National Night Out to continue building relationships with the San Francisco Police Department and residents to keep neighborhoods safe. National Night Out is an annual campaign to bridge law enforcement and the community they serve. During the event, the team passed out safety information and products at various…