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BLING Youth Board Releases Names of Grantees!

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YLI is My Story

“There are so many injustices people face in this world. Being with B.L.I.N.G. helps me see first-hand the impact that I make on my community.” – BLING Boardmember Ryan At their final and decisive convening during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, BLING carefully selected a total of 7 youth-led projects to fund with their $30,000 … Continued

Young People For (YP4) Fellowship Application NOW OPEN: Create a Blueprint for Social Justice

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Youth Opportunities

Young People For (YP4) The Young People For (YP4) Fellowship is a long-term leadership development program that identifies, engages, and empowers the newest generation of progressive leaders to create lasting change in their communities. Throughout the one year Fellowship, Fellows are offered training, technical support, and media assistance as they implement a self-designed community project called … Continued

Support Vote 16 YEA! at their Feb. 23rd event to bring awareness of youth voting issues affecting young people

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YLI is My Story

At the upcoming Tuesday, February 23rd Board of Education meeting, Board of Education commissioners will consider a resolution of support for the effort to lower San Francisco’s voting age and include 16 and 17 year olds in municipal, school board, and community college board elections. If approved, this would go a long way in supporting the effort … Continued

Martin Luther King Jr. Day was BLING Decision Day, continuing the social justice legacy

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YLI is My Story

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] “And one day we must ask the question ‘Why are there 40 million poor people in America?’ When you ask that question you are raising questions about the economic system, about distribution of wealth.” – MLK, Jr. On January 18th, BLING (Building Leaders in Innovative Giving) did something powerful to continue MLK’s vision … Continued

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Available!

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Youth Opportunities

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] The purpose of the Chicana/Latina Foundation (CLF) Scholarship Program is to assist Chicana/Latina students in completing their undergraduate and graduate college education. The CLF awards $1,500 scholarships and the accompanying leadership training on a competitive-basis to continuing full-time undergraduate and graduate college students of Chicana/Latina heritage. Read eligibility requirements on CLF’s website HERE. Access the application … Continued

PG&E scholarship opportunity! Attention high school seniors, current college students, veterans, and adults returning to school!

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Youth Opportunities

About the program: Each year, PG&E awards $2,000  to $20,000 in scholarships. This program is open to all students pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) field. Eligible students will be evaluated based on demonstration of community leadership, personal triumph, financial need and academic achievement. Deadline to apply is: February 8, 2016. Please see the attached … Continued