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Letter from Board Chair Brandon Brown

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Our History

Dear Youth Leadership Institute Community: I’m writing today to announce an important leadership transition at the Youth Leadership Institute. After four years of committed service as our CEO, Jon Marker is stepping down as the CEO of our organization as he looks to pursue the next stage of his career and life. Jon’s leadership and … Continued

Letter from CEO Jon Marker

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Our History

Dear Friends: The month of June marks a transition at Youth Leadership Institute as our programs wind down a year of campaigns, events and youth voice across California. Today, I am also announcing my own upcoming transition and will be leaving my role at Youth Leadership Institute this July. Thank you. Thank you for all … Continued

Housing, Immigration, and Substance Abuse Exhibit to Raise Awareness in Half Moon Bay

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YLI is My Story

In the process of building with my YLI group, I started to realize how important it is for the community to know about the issues – to be aware of what is going on around them. They need to know what exactly city council is deciding for us, the overall community.  In order to raise awareness, we’re planning the Housing, Immigration, and Substance Abuse (H.I.S.) Freedom Gallery Exhibit to take place on June 7th at Pilarcitos High School.