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YLAB Meets With Hon. Senator Michael Rubio

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The Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YLAB) is a team of young people who devote their time, energy and focus on safe and healthy physical environments. On July 7, 2012, this team met with the Honorable Senator Michael Rubio to discuss some of the projects the youth are currently addressing. These projects include; the Community Transformation … Continued

YLI Youth Speaks before Fresno City Council and Receives Assemblymember Henry T. Perea’s Woman of the Year Award

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Jasmine Castillo has been an active leader in the Friday Night Live Chapter on the Edison High School campus for the past three years. As a leader, Castillo has been involved in underage drinking prevention work designed to reduce student alcohol use and abuse by changing negative norms, Distracted Driving campaigns which aim to have … Continued

YLI Youth Wins Scholarship

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YLI youth, Flor Rivera, recently received a $5,000 scholarship from the Sequoia Awards because of her community service work with YLI. Rivera is the first in her entire family to attend college, so this award has special meaning for her. “Before YLI, I didn’t know if I could afford college and I was afraid I … Continued

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