The SCV Youth Project reaches as many 25,000 students in the Santa Clarita Valley's junior high and high schools. They offer free resources in the form of peer mentoring and support groups. Several stories help put faces to the numbers.
Emily Hobson, Santa Clarita Valley resident and young adult cancer advocate passed away this week after years battling the disease. She is remembered as someone with a contagious spirit whose focus was always on helping others.