Youth for SF

A community organization for young San Franciscans who are dedicated to improving our city!




Recent Explainers!

Check out some of our recent explainers to learn more about our city, our government, and other topics relating to the youth of our city!



Meet the Team!

Here is the current team at Youth For San Francisco (More to be added soon):


Astrid Utting (she/her)

General Lead, Youth for San Francisco

Astrid Utting serves as the General Lead for Youth for San Francisco. She began her involvement in local politics after witnessing how much of an impact local policies and leaders have on San Franciscan’s daily life and the critical role youth can play. She is a junior, executive board member and newsletter writer for Families for San Francisco, and teen columnist for the Noe Valley Voice.


Ewan Barker Plummer (he/him)

Director, Youth for San Francisco

Ewan Barker Plummer is a youth activist and organizer who serves as the Director of Youth for San Francisco. He began his involvement in local politics when he volunteered on a campaign for District Attorney, and since then has worked to uplift youth voices and concerns in San Francisco. Ewan serves on the Boards of the Alice B Toklas LGBTQ Democratic Club and the United Democratic Club, two of the largest political clubs in San Francisco. He attends the San Francisco Friends Meeting (Quakers) and is a high school student.


Jacky Loc (he/him)

Communications Lead, Youth for San Francisco

Jacky Loc is the Communications Lead for Youth for San Francisco. He drafts and designs most of the Explainers, and he also works on the Youth for San Francisco Instagram account. The reason he is interested in local politics is very similar to Astrid’s. In addition to his role in Youth for San Francisco, Jacky is also a Moderator on the Social Media Team for Dear Asian Youth and is an Internship JC with the volunteering organization, Heart in Motion.


Hayden Miller (he/him)

Transportation Lead, Youth for San Francisco

Hayden Miller serves as Youth for San Francisco’s Transportation Lead. He began his involvement in local politics after attending several public meetings about transportation projects. Hayden is currently a member of San Francisco Transit Riders and the East Bay Transit Riders Union. He also regularly volunteers at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank and participates in neighborhood cleanups with Refuse Refuse San Francisco.


Kimberly Wong (she/her)

Communications Team, Youth For San Francisco

Kimberly Wong is part of the Communications Team at Youth for San Francisco. She helps with the Explainers on the Youth for San Francisco Instagram page. She’s interested in youth activism because she wants to be more involved in her community and learn more about the issues around the city. Kimberly is a Senior in high school.


Aidan Sondheimer (he/him)

Youth for San Francisco