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Awarded Woman of the Year by Congressman Mike Thompson.

Dr. Rhonda Renfro, Executive Director and Founder of Club Stride, Inc. was honored by Congressman Mike Thompson as the 2017 Solano County Woman of the Year.  Dr. Renfro formed the corporation in 2011 after years supporting youth.

Dr. Renfro continues to successfully cultivate powerful youth speakers and create platforms for them to be seen, heard and feel significant.

Olivia Sanchez Interns on the 13 Reasons Set at Film Mare Island

Film Mare Island is a film production company. Olivia will be a high school junior.  She has a long history of art and photography experience.  She has been a Club Stride member for two years. Discussion about a collaborative partnership between Club Stride, Inc.,  Film Mare Island and The Robby Poblete Foundation to facilitate a skills training and youth internship program is underway.

Club Stride is Collaborative Partner: National March For our Lives, Vallejo

Club Stride provided media services, and collaborated with a number or organizations toward the success of the Vallejo March For Our Lives. Special thanks to The Eric Reyes Foundation for enlisting our media services. In addition, Club Stride speakers participated as MC and stage management and Club Stride alumni spoke and performed.

This year's media team is ready for the new school year.  They have had a great time learning photography this summer and are ready to practice photo journalism at their schools

2018 Media Crew Cohorts Graduate

Club Stride had the honor of speaking with Assemblywoman Shirley Weber and staff during a recent visit to the State Capitol.  

Club Stride Visits the State Capitol

This is the organizations 4th year in the parade.  It just keeps getting better.

4th of July Parade
Our Youth leadership opinion article was published by the Vallejo Times Herald: "Fighting the Diversity Norm."
"Through the Cracks" Article

Club Stride launched it's Social Media campaign in support of AB 931 in 2018. Youth leaders continue to see this as a gun violence issue and are now supporting AB 392 a new version of AB 931..

Gun Violence Prevention

Leaders Troy Sambajon and Daisaku Edwards were mayoral interns for 10 months developing a new structure for the Commission.  Club Stride will provide leadership training and help facilitate this transition.

Vallejo Youth Commission to be Reconstituted

Cal Stride News is the official media team on the Caliber Change Academy campus 2018 - 2019 school year. 

Cal Stride News

Club Stride provides after school tutoring and enrichment again this year.  

After school Enrichment
Our New Home
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Gala & Scholarships
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Racial Bias Campaign
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Silent March
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Opinion Article
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Official Opening

Digital Marketing: Solano Youth Voices (SYV)

Solano Youth Voices is a wonderful organization that helps create and write policies so youth get their voices heard. We absolutely love SYV. In fact, we find it a great honor to enter into our second digital marketing contract with youth and staff. Looking forward to the next twelve months. We will be working very close together.

Azaria Riggins Awarded Solano County Student of the Year

Bright and extremely intelligent Azaria Riggins was a shoe in for the award presented to her at the annual Solano County Student of the Year luncheon.  

Azaria Riggins is a youth leader and spokesperson for Club Stride, Inc.  She has proven to be a committed member of our leadership team who is dependable, engaged and of great integrity. Congratulations Azaria!

Keynote Speakers: Touro University Teen Life Conference

Three fortunate Club Stride youth were chosen to talk with over 300 high school students about diversity and inclusion at the annual Teen Life Conference hosted by Touro University.  The 2018 event was fantastic.  In addition to speaking, Club Stride leaders facilitated discussions during breakout sessions about conference topics.  Each participant did an excellent job.  If you or someone you know is interested in participating next year as a speaker, please call our office at 707.731.2726.


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