City Youth Now regularly invites authors from the Bay Area and beyond to speak with the youth at the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center. All of the authors we sponsor have an inspiring story to share with the youth detained at the Juvenile Justice Center.
Recent & Upcoming Authors include:
- Ron Godloski How to be a Successful Criminal: the real deal on crime, drugs, and easy money
- Ashley Rhodes-Courter, Three Little Words
- Nikki Jones, Between Good and Ghetto
- Buzzy Martin, Don’t Shoot! I’m the Guitar Man
- Matt de la Pena, Ball Don't Lie
- R. Dwayne Betts, A Question of Freedom
- Freedom Writers
- Daniel Handler, A Series of Unfortunately Events
- Ben Mikaelsen, Ghost of Spirit Bear
- Michael Rosen, What Else But Home
- Gary Soto, Buried Onions
- The Urban Healing Tour
- Willy Vlautin, The Motel Life
For more information on the Author Visits Program or if you are an author interested in participating in the program, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.