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ideas42 RFP Opportunity

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Youth Opportunities

The National Compadres Network (NCN) would like to share a very recent opportunity to improve community health through behavioral health strategies. ideas42 is a recently launched project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that provides an opportunity for communities to improve health and receive behavioral science technical assistance in order to better understand behavioral problems they face and … Continued

BREAKING NEWS: YLI wins contract to run FIRST-EVER Fresno Youth Commission program

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Campaign Victories

Congratulations on this accomplishment, YLI Central Valley! YLI was recently featured in Medium News in honor of this event. Read highlights below or access Medium’s article, “Fresno City Youth Commission Will Bring ‘Fresh Ideas’”. “The program is an example of youth advocating for youth as Fresno Boys and Men of Color led the advocating efforts to bring youth … Continued

Joseph, South East Neighborhood Transformation Team (SENTT) Youth Leader, receives Central Valley’s Volunteer of the Year Award

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YLI is My Story

It was an exciting day for YLI when Youth Leader Joseph received the Volunteer of the year award out of 130 nominees representing the Central Valley! Joseph was honored with this award in recognition of his community change work in the South East Neighborhood Transformation Team (SENTT) as Friday Night Live youth council leader and … Continued

Coastside Youth Council member Margarita on Community Work: “I would do it for any other community because communities help each other”

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YLI is My Story

  Coastside Youth Council (CYC) member Margarita, 19, is cognizant of one common link uniting her efforts around  alcohol regulation, transportation, and economic security policies: “The work we do makes me realize whom, these issues impact the most. What unites all these is the fact that they disproportionately impact minorities. That’s a totally different aspect … Continued