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Over the past 3 years, YLI youth leaders have won significant policy victories in South San Francisco and Daly City that limit payday lending. This predatory financial practice targets low-income people of color, offering small loans with minimal requirements. With only 2 weeks to pay back the loans, lendees are often caught in a vicious debt cycle, forced to take out additional loans to cover exorbitant interest rates. They have taken their campaign to Pacifica, where they are working to pass similar policies on behalf of our communities.

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Dear YLI Community, Today, the Trump administration announced that they will no longer accept new applications for Deferred Action for...


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