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Holiday FUN at YLI Fresno’s December Fundraiser!

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In honor of the December spirit of giving, community-building, and celebration, on December 7th YLI Fresno opened the doors of their beautiful home for a Holiday Open House Fundraiser. The successful event drew community members, youth development supporters, and youth participants alike in holiday festivities such a bunelos and holiday ornament making. Adult allies also … Continued

Central Valley Open House on December 7

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[cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_image align=”none” link=”https://yli.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/YLI-2015-Central-Valley-Holiday-Open-House.jpg” animation_delay=”0″]1198|https://yli.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/YLI-2015-Central-Valley-Holiday-Open-House.jpg|full[/cmsms_image][/cmsms_column][/cmsms_row][cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] Join us in Fresno for our Holiday Open House Fundraiser! Monday December 7 5:00-7:00pm 1749 L Street, Fresno, CA 93701 Charitable Donation: $20, YLI … Continued

Briana Guerrero Brings Youth Voice to Change Public Housing at the Living Cities Conference in Dallas.

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Congratulations to our youth leader, Briana Guerrero, representing her perspective as a young person being raised in Potrero Hill public housing. She traveled to Dallas, TX as the only young person in a convening of over 100 national leaders who are re-imagining public housing and the economic well-being of low-income people. Through her involvement with … Continued

Meet Winnie and learn about Operation RED Sky 2015!

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On October 27, Roosevelt High and other high schools throughout Fresno County committed their campuses to the entirely youth-led and inspired event ‘Operation RED Sky 2015’, which communicated youth’s proud stance against illegal drug and underage alcohol use. The event celebrated “National Red Ribbon Week” with the release of 2,000 red balloons throughout the county, representing the youth … Continued

Meet Leslie & Learn Why PayDay Lending Hurts Communities: Welcome to October eNews.

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[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/2″][cmsms_text]   I’m excited to see positive change and happy families. I look forward to continue to learn about unfair issues in our community. I find my power when I inform other youth and families about these issues. I’m excited to reach equality and encourage other youth to be more involved in their communities. … Continued

Meet Janet and YLI Movers and Shakers in September eNews!

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[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/2″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] When Janet Salcedo moved to Kerman, CA in eighth grade, she was shy. Neither of her parents had completed high school, back injuries limited their ability to perform work, and they sacrificed a lot to make sure Janet and her two siblings had access to education. The Central Valley became a home … Continued