Celebrating leadership and community at the CYC 54th Annual Gala

The CYC 54th Annual Gala was a night to remember. We were thrilled to welcome a record-breaking 480 guests to celebrate the remarkable leadership and achievements of our youth, alumni, parents, and community members. We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to making this event a truly special community gathering.

For those who couldn’t join us or simply want to relive the magic, we’re delighted to share some highlights that capture the spirit of the evening.

Annual video

Experience the successes and accomplishments of our youth and community from the past year with the video we shared the night of the gala.


Join us again in congratulating our awardees:

Outstanding Youth: Zijin Feng and Yzabel Lam

Community Service: Kali Dorabji-Reyes and Jiawen (Gavin) Li

Motivational Parent: Blanca Fuentes

Inspirational Alumnus: Henry Ha

Staff Anniversaries: Henry Ha, Vicky Chung-Louie, and Jenny Liu

Community Partner: Jeremy Lin Foundation

Program book

Thank you to our many sponsors and individual donors who made this a breakthrough year for us. See the full sponsor list and read the gala program book for bios of all our awardees and to see the deeply felt support from our many trusted partners and allies. A big thank you also to our incredible emcee Stephanie Lin and the energy of our youth performers LionDanceMe, Flying Angels Chinese Dance, Groove Initiative, and Koresence.

Annual report

Dive deeper into stories of impact and progress from the past year in our newly released annual report, unveiled the day of the gala.


From families and friends reconnecting to captivating speeches and entertainment onstage, the night of the gala was a non-stop wow. Below are some of our favorite moments. For more beautiful shots by photographer Horatio Jung, you can download them with the password 9573. If you have your own great photos from the night, don’t forget to tag us on Instagram (@cyc_sf).

As we reflect on this incredible evening, we are filled with gratitude for the continued support of our community. Your partnership and dedication inspire us to keep “Leading the Way.” Here’s to many more celebrations of leadership, achievement, and community.