28% of Marin’s Homeless are ages 18 to 25.
AHO is Marin’s only non-profit helping these youth.
Historic Town Hall Forum
THINK DIFFERENT: A Preventative Approach for Homeless Youth
Produced by AHO Youth Team of previously homeless youth
Hosted by Senator Mike McGuire
Marin jail $78,000 /yr Source: Captain Navarro MC Jail 2017
San Quentin $75,560 /yr Source: LA Times June 4, 2017
AHO safety net $1,000 /yr
AHO Youth Describe Emotional & Physical
Challenges of Being Homeless
AHO “Rock for Homeless Youth”
AHO Youth Connect PSA
Ambassadors of Hope and Opportunity (AHO) is a 501 (c) (3) organization designed for youth, by youth, for the future of youth who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Since its inception in January 2005, AHO has been leading the way in addressing the growing trend of youth homelessness in Marin County, Greater Bay Area and Sacramento, CA.
Eliminating youth homelessness in suburban and rural communities nationwide using AHO as a model.
To provide young adults ages 18 to 25 who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness a trained life coach, the essential resources and leadership opportunities to become financially self-sufficient contributing adults
In The Press
“A preventive solution to youth homelessness” by Christina Herrera, Marin IJ
In The Press
“Marin Voice: Homeless youth spearhead free dental clinic for peers” by Larkin Bond, Marin IJ
“Zara has helped me a lot. She cares from her heart and will do whatever she can to help you. That’s what she did for me.”