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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.
The poster for the 2017 Jenny Lin Music Program is now available. To view or download the poster, just click here.
Click here to read about the announcement of the Jenny Lin Summer Youth Music Program on the latest issue of Castro Valley Forum (Page 2, bottom half section).
The 2017 Jenny Lin Youth Music Program is now open for enrollment. Click here to enroll.
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 Amazon.com will make a donation to the Jenny Lin Foundation.
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.
Lucia Zhang, a tenth grade student from Mission San Jose High School, wrote an article about her experience in the 2015 Jenny Lin Music Program. To read her article, click here.
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: