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Children’s Memorial Ceremony Being Held on April 28

The Children’s Memorial Ceremony for Alameda County is scheduled for April 28 at 4:00 PM in Hayward City Hall on 777 B Street, Hayward. Public is invited to attend and observe. During the ceremony, all children under age of 18 who died of violence since before 1994 will be remembered through the reading of their names. This event is being organized by the Children’s Memorial Committee of Alameda County led by retired Alameda County Supervisor, Ms. Gail Steele. For more information please contact Ms. Steele at 510-538-9422.

Year End Giving

Season’s greetings!  If you are making year end donations, please remember to give to the Jenny Lin Foundation, a community oriented non-profit organization that invests all its resources in making a safer and more caring community.  To make a credit card donation, click here.  Further, if you shop online for the holidays, please shop at Amazon Smile, so will make a donation to the Jenny Lin Foundation.

Annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony

On April 22, 2016, at 3 PM, a ceremony will be held at the Cathedral of Christ the Light on 2121 Harrison St. in Oakland to honor all children died of violence under the age of 18.  Following the ceremony, a dedication of the Children’s Memorial Statue will take place at nearby Garden Center by Lake Merritt.  The statue is a sculpture of three children, Jenny Lin (age 14), Warren Hoffman (age 3), and Christopher Jones (age 17).  They represent all children who died by violence under the age of 18.

The statue was dedicated to all children who die from maltreatment and violence each year signaling our determination to end this needless loss.

The statue project was a result of a relentless effort by Ms. Gail Steele, retired Alameda County Supervisor, and a group of victims’ parents, including John and Mei-lian Lin.
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2015 Jenny Lin Summer Youth Concert

The fabulous 2015 Jenny Lin Summer Youth Concert was held on July 31 at Chabot College Reed L. Buffington Visual and Performing Arts Center in Hayward, CA.  More than 300 young musicians from all over the East Bay performed in front of a packed audience, hosted by ABC7 anchor, Ms. Cheryl Jennings, and conducted by Mr. Greg Conway, Mr. Cary Nasatir and Ms. Diana Ryan.  In case you missed the live concert, you can watch the entire concert video in the following link:

Jenny Lin Foundation Summer Youth Concert 2015 at Chabot College, Hayward