Jack Jacqua is a familiar and friendly face in juvenile hall, the courts, youth and adult prisons, community groups as well as the streets of San Francisco. Co-founder of the Omega Boys Club, Jacqua has been advocating for children’s rights for over 35 years. Jacqua volunteers his time to act as a mentor, friend and counselor for youth across the city; his tireless efforts to support and encourage San Francisco youth are a testimony to his selfless nature. As part of a community of providers who work to improve long-term outcomes for foster youth, SFCASA finds Jacqua’s contributions remarkable and inspiring. For more information on Jacqua and his involvement in the local community, please click here.
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A new study of children demonstrates a correlation between experiencing violence and aging prematurely. The cells of bullied children age much more quickly than those of less-stressed children. Furthermore, “…exposure to multiple types of violence had a cumulative effect.” To read more about the effects of violence on aging, please click here.