FLY’s Leadership Retreats are back in person!

FLY’s Leadership Retreats are back in person!

After a full year of being almost entirely virtual, having our annual Leadership Retreats back in person was like a breath of fresh air. Thank you to our hardworking staff and to all our supporters! Because of you, we can provide events like this to give our youth positive, healthy experiences that keep them engaged and connected with FLY. 

From Christa Gannon: The Power of Allyship

From Christa Gannon: The Power of Allyship

FLYs’ former CEO of 20 years reflects the past year as FLY’s Founder in Residence and an ally in our pursuit of justice. It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since I stepped down as FLY’s CEO and became our Founder in Residence! Yet I’m not surprised at how smooth this transition was because we laid the foundation with so much intention and have such a dedicated team at FLY. I’m so impressed by all that our staff, volunteers, supporters, and most importantly our youth accomplished under Ali Knight’s leadership during such unbelievable times: We served more than

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FLY is a California Nonprofit of the Year!

FLY is a California Nonprofit of the Year!

This week, FLY joined an exclusive group of nonprofits honored by California legislators this year for the great work we are doing in our communities. 

We were selected as a 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bob Wieckowski of Alameda County. We’d like to thank the Senator for this distinctive honor and for highlighting our work. 

An Important First for FLY

An Important First for FLY

This semester, FLY had a unique opportunity to expand the reach of our longest-running program to youth who might otherwise have been excluded from participating.

Our partners at Peninsula High School in Burlingame asked us to work with them to develop a law class in Spanish for the San Mateo Union High School School District’s Bridge Program. The class would serve students who had recently moved to the U.S. and were learning English during their senior year.