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Maureen Sedonaen

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YLI is My Story

Congratulations on your new role and thank you for everything, you will be missed! —– A note from Maureen  Dear Colleagues, Community Partners, Supporters and Young People; It is with deep gratitude and respect that I write to inform you of my decision to transition out of my role as CEO of the Youth Leadership … Continued

Colectiva de Padres “Union y Esperanza” de Loma Verde / Loma Verde “Union and Hope” Parent Collective

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YLI is My Story

Colectiva de Padres “Union y Esperanza” de Loma Verde – is a group of Latino parents who participated in a six-week leadership ‘training. They analyzed the barriers in their lives that affect their children’s education.  They confronted their fears and gained leadership skills (ie. public speaking, critical thinking, goal setting, organizing, and implementation) as a team.

Raza College Day at SFSU – Validating Latino Students

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YLI is My Story

Novato High School students attended RAZA College Day where they were greeted with poetry from the Raza Department. Students engaged in conversation with both AB 540 and 1st  generation University students. They visited a museum exhibit in the Fine Arts Department. In Jack Adams Hall the students were embraced by all the Chicano/Latino Student Organizations … Continued

Betting On Our Future

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YLI is My Story

YLI San Mateo County has teamed up with the youth from the North County Youth Collective of the Daly City Recreation Department Teen Services Unit for the BOOF campaign, other wise known as Betting On Our Future.  BOOF is an awareness campaign to expose the issue‘s of youth problem gambling that includes an opportunity for you to … Continued

YO! Mateo collects over 200 surveys for a Smoke Free Hollywood

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YLI is My Story

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] On Friday March 4, 2011 the YLI San Mateo County YO! Mateo youth leadership coalition reached their goal of collecting over 200 public surveys for the Smoke-Free Hollywood campaign in San Bruno and Burlingame, CA. YO! Mateo is part of an international movement to ban smoking in movies rated G, PG, and PG-13.  … Continued

Youth to Youth: Driving the Change Campaign

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YLI is My Story

Kerman High Friday Night Live youth explain their progress with the Youth to Youth: Driving the Change Campaign. On January 12, 2011 we had our first Youth to Youth Driving the Change Campaign meeting. We decided to create a PSA to advocate for safer driving practices with the Allstate Foundation funding we had received. During … Continued