Campaign Victories

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

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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

Youth, Residents, and Fresno Building Healthy Communities Bring New Skate Park to South Fresno

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“Parks are worth the investment because children and families are worth the investment” – Antonio, Fresno Boys and Men of Color Youth Leader Congratulations organizers in south Fresno! This spring we are working towards the groundbreaking of a new skate park in south Fresno—where there exists a great need for more recreational space and where … Continued

Congratulations to YLI San Mateo for holding our first-ever School for Transportation Reform!

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“Our School for Transportation Reform taught me that although we all come from different cities, the same issues regarding transportation unite us.” – Maritza, YLI Youth Leader, South San Francisco Congratulations to the Youth Leadership Institute San Mateo County Office for holding our very first School for Public Transportation Reform on Saturday, March 5th, 2016! Youth leaders … Continued

Documentary Made By YLI Marin Youth Leaders Hits the Airways!

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The YLI Marin Team is pleased to share that a documentary that was produced and promoted by the Marin County Youth Commission’s Education Equity Advisory Committee is about to be aired on public television. Last year, the 2014-2015 Education Equity Advisory Committee created a documentary focused on disparities in public school education here in Marin. The … Continued

Fresno on TV for #mysoberswag billboards

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We were just featured on ABC news. Learn about our #mysoberswag billboards in Fresno! With back to school season just around the corner, summer is coming to an end for many young people. To start their summer advocacy work, The South East Neighborhood Transformation Team (SENT) youth created and launched 5 healthy billboards and they … Continued

Beyond the Surface “Educational Inequity in Marin” youth-led documentary released

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[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] Beyond the Surface is a youth-created documentary highlighting educational inequities in Marin County’s school system and discussing what actions need to be taken to ensure a future where every student has access to the same high quality of education. This film is produced by Marin County Youth Commission’s 14-15 Educational Advisory Committee. It … Continued