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 Mi Escuelita: A place to heal - The San Diego Union Tribune (August 27, 2016) 

KPBS Savor San Diego

(January 30, 2017) KPBS segment of Savor San Diego highlighted SBCS' Mi Escuelita and Trolley Trestle in their recent Culinary Healing episode. Host Su-Mei Yu, notable chef/owner of San Diego’s Saffron restaurant, spent time with staff, preschoolers and youth transitioning out of foster care to learn how food is used as a healing tool. 

The Star News

Education and Involvement Proceed Community Ownership

(February 11, 2017) The CVPromise Resident Leadership Academy is an 18-week course that helps to build leadership capacity and supports participants in enhancing their understanding of local government systems, advocacy, policy development and civic engagement implementation.


Luis Monge: Intergenerational Action 

We are honored to know and work with Mr. Monge. KPBS highlights him in a recent segment. 

(February 21, 2017) "Luis has always understood the importance of intergenerational bonding and helping children grow. He was active in his children's education, advocating for not just his but all the children in his community. Today Luis is an active gardener who helped create a community garden at his grandchildren’s school, he is a city housing inspector, and a member of the California Senior Legislature."


Channel 10: Free Tax Preparation

(February 22, 2017) Segment highlights SBCS partnership with Southwestern College students. For three years, SBCS trains students and provided hands-on experience in tax preparation. They help prepare hundreds of tax returns for local families.

  SBCS & Castle Park Celebrate Cesar Chavez - KUSI (March 27, 2015) 

Dia de Servicio Comunitario en honor a Cesar Chavez realizan jóvenes voluntarios de SBCS de Chula Vista

El Latino (April 1, 2015) - Voluntarios de South Bay Service Community Services (SBCS) participaron el viernes 27 de marzo Un Día de Servicio en Honor de César Chávez, durante un evento efectuado el viernes 27 de marzo y al que acudió la alcadesa Mary Casillas Salas.


College is a life-changing experience for students

The Star News (April 10, 2015) -  The college journey doesn’t end with acceptance into college. It continues in various stages beginning with that trying first year of school when everything is new – new responsibilities, expectations and course workload. And whether a student is living away from home or commuting to school, there is also that adjustment to college life and environment.


The Promise Neighborhoods Movements: Creating Communities of Opportunities from Cradle to Career

Annenberg Institute for School Reform - VUE - Seven miles from the Mexican border in the city of Chula Vista, California, seventeen-year-old Andrea1 was close to her college dream, but reality was getting in the way. She had followed a perfect plan: good grades, extracurricular activities, and even a part-time job. She had been a model student and good daughter.


Chula Vista Promise program yields results

UT San Diego; (December 12, 2015)  — Following two years of operation, partners with the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood program presented their accomplishments during a meeting at Chula Vista City Hall.


CVPD Looking for Holiday Donations 

UT San Diego; (November 13, 2014) Chula Vista — The Chula Vista Police Activities League is looking for donations to give to underprivileged families during the holiday season through Dec. 12. The organization’s toy and food drive provide toys for youths under 18 years old and food while students are on break.


Gala Raises over 300K for Foster Youth and Domestic Violence Programs

Our Hometown Magazine (November 2014) South Bay Community Services held its 16th annual Change Their Lives Extravaganza on September 6 at Paradise Point Resort to raise funds and awareness for two critical programs: helping children who have been victims of family violence and helping youth who have aged out of the foster-care system. 


 Preocupa Violencia Domestica en sur de San Diego

El Latino San Diego; (October 30 2014) - Alrededor de 1.200 casos de familias afectadas por la violencia doméstica se registran anualmente en las principales ciudades del sur de San Diego y al menos en un 60 por ciento de los incidentes se encuentran involucrados latinos.Amaris Sánchez, directora del programa de Servicios de Apoyo a la Violencia Doméstica de South Bay Community Services (SBCS), precisó que estos incidentes se registran en las comunidades de Chula Vista, National City, San Ysidro y sur de la bahía de San Diego.