Campaign Victories

YLI Youth Fest a Success!

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Campaign Victories

  “I know I’ll make a difference.” This past Saturday, November 9th, YLI put on Youth Fest, an event where youth from throughout Fresno County had the opportunity to get to know each other, learn about issues in their community, and exchange ideas about ways to solve those problems.  Young people came from all over … Continued

Nutrition Soldiers Presented at a National Childhood Obesity Conference!

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Campaign Victories

Nutrition Soldiers had the honor of attending and presenting at the 7th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. On Wednesday, June 19th, Mary and Avni presented to a room of about 200 people on the food justice work Nutrition Soldiers is leading in Bayview. People from throughout the country attended seeking to learn how to engage youth in obesity prevention … Continued

Young Leaders Attain Restorative School Discipline Policies

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Campaign Victories

A dedicated group of young advocates have scored a huge milestone in reforming school discipline in California’s fourth largest school district. On Wednesday, the Fresno Unified School District’s board of trustees voted to adopt a framework of restorative practices in school discipline, and allocated $500,000 to start implementing these practices across the district. This shift … Continued