YLI is My Story

The Mission District’s El Tecolote Covers TURF

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El Tecolote covered TURF’s work in the Mission District – a neighborhood brimming with young people and tobacco outlets. With the YLI’s focus on community public health as a backdrop, the article explores the local politics regarding tobacco proliferation. Read the full article HERE.

YLI rolls out the Red Carpet to recognize their youth leaders

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On June 1, 2011, the Youth Leadership Institute rolled out the Red Carpet to recognize youth leaders and their adult allies for their exemplary leadership, passion and commitment to creating positive social changes for the Marin County Community.  Thank you all for making the night such a success, we hope you had a great evening! … Continued

Maureen Sedonaen

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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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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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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