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Program in Marin City using community collaboration as crime prevention

​ABC 7 News
December 10, 2018
By Cheryl Jennings

A stunning drop in crime in one San Francisco Bay Area county is happening because of the vision of one woman who inspired her community. Read the full story here.

The Phoenix Project Recognition Awards

The Phoenix Project of Marin recognized outstanding program supporters, partners, business volunteers and participants on October 2016. These individuals were recognized for incredible contribution to the program - while others were recognized for their incredible success with the program. Read list of award winners here.

View photos from the event.

Marin City’s Phoenix Project celebrates track record of mentorship

Marin Independent Journal
Oct. 31, 2016
By Mark Prado


Shannon Bynum, manager of the Outback Steakhouse in Marin City, credits the Phoenix Project for helping him succeed. “Before I would move from job to job and I was not focused,” he said. Read rest of story here

Craig Robinson Book Signing

Beyond the Headlines: Mentoring

ABC 7 News
Jan. 5, 2014
By Cheryl Jennings


This New Year brings new opportunities for mentoring!


This week's episode of "Beyond the Headlines" is about the importance of mentoring and the young people's lives that are turned around because of the positive influence of their mentors. Young people who have mentors have a better chance of succeeding and are more likely to make positive choices throughout their lives. Watch video.

Program cuts Marin County crime in half

ABC 7 News
June 22, 2010
By Cheryl Jennings

A program aimed at cutting crime in a low-income neighborhood of Marin County is proving to be enormously effective. It appears to be reducing crime by nearly half.

It is called The Phoenix Project Marin.  Read the full story here.

Officials laud Marin City youth program, allocate $50,000

​Marin Independent Journal
April 7, 2010
By Nels Johnson


A Marin City program that mentors troubled youth, providing a clubhouse, counseling and jobs, has been so successful that crime rates are falling in the community, jubilant officials said. Read rest of the story here

Going the distance: Marin City's Homer Hall traveled the world while boxing in the Air Force, now he is passing on the knowledge

​Marin Independent Journal

Jan. 10, 2010

By John Dugan

Homer Hall is a boxing trainer from Marin City. The former career boxer is one of the trainers at the Marin City Boxing Club, teaching local kids how to become boxers. Read rest of the story here

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