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100 Day Reflection from the CEO

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As the program year comes to an end, our new CEO Jonathan Marker shares his reflections on his first few months at YLI. A mentor of mine, Brittany Packnett, recently reflected on her experience working with young people, and defined it as follows: Leadership is proximal, leadership is truthful, leadership is consistent, and leadership is … Continued

YLI in ABC news: “FRESNO BOYS AND MEN OF COLOR LEADER SAYS RELATIONSHIP WITH FRESNO PD IMPROVING”

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A leader of the YLI-facilitated Boys and Men of Color Campaign (BMOC) Central Valley was recently featured in ABC30 news commenting on the improved relationship with the Fresno Police Department. The BMOC Campaign is a statewide alliance committed to improving the life chances of California’s boys and young men of color. In March 2015, Fresno Police … Continued

Move With Us In Solidarity!

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  CHALK’s Community Organizers invite you to attend the 1st Annual Power Youth Movement Conference. CHALK’s Philosophy is to provide young people with the appropriate amount of training and support. Power Youth Movement Conference will empower youth in our communities, raise awareness on issues that affect our daily lives, and strengthen existing youth leadership. Our goal is to reach … Continued