COVID-19 Information and Updates

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed all our lives. CYC has approached this crisis with commitment, creativity, and care. Our staff and youth have found fully-virtual, hybrid, and in-person ways to continue offering each of our programs, and some of our core services even expanded.


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Youth Unity Mural

Youth Unity Mural

“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…

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Golden State Warriors and Muslim Coalition for American Donate 1,000 Masks

Golden State Warriors and Muslim Coalition for American Donate 1,000 Masks

Thank you so much to the Golden State Warriors and Muslim Coalition for America for donating 1,000 face masks. The masks will be distributed to residents living in underserved communities.

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CYC announces partnership with Beyond Differences for the STAND UP FOR AAPI YOUTH campaign

CYC announces partnership with Beyond Differences for the STAND UP FOR AAPI YOUTH campaign

COVID has added extra anxiety on the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community as they have been unfairly scapegoated and subjected to hate in many forms. The AAPI community needs our allyship and this is why Beyond Differences and CYC are proud to announce their partnership in the STAND UP FOR AAPI YOUTH campaign –…

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Youth for Community Engagement: Year in Review

Youth for Community Engagement: Year in Review

Youth for Community Engagement (YCE) found creative ways to continue their commitment to community service during the pandemic. More than 400 students from 10 San Francisco public schools used technology to facilitate many of their activities this past year. Here are some highlights of their work from the past academic year. Disaster Preparedness YCE prepared…

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Thank you for donating 2K masks

Thank you for donating 2K masks

Thank you so much to Harry Eng, Vanita Louie, and Austin Louie from Rotary Club of Peninsula Starlight and Rotary Club of SF Chinatown for donating 2k masks.

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Stand Up for AAPI Youth During COVID

Stand Up for AAPI Youth During COVID

COVID has brought on additional anxiety in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community who have been unfairly targeted and scapegoated with hate and discrimination. The data from Stop AAPI Hate (stopaapihate.org) shows there are trends around the country from reported incidents in various forms and places. CYC and Beyond Differences are committed to taking a stand…

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