We are proud to share that our Executive Director Michael Rugen and
District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton co-wrote an op-ed that was featured
in today's SF Examiner. The article notes the systemic barriers faced
by children growing up in our most impoverished neighborhoods and
describes the critical role that Friends of the Children plays in
helping the most challenged children overcome those barriers and unlock
Thank you to our Professional Mentors, who work hard every day to create real and lasting change, empowering our children to break the generational cycle of poverty!