Economic Justice

Census 2020

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ENGLISH: What is the Census? As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, the census is a once every-decade count of everyone living in the country. When we know how many people live in our communities, organizations and businesses are better equipped to evaluate the services and programs needed, such as clinics, schools, and roads. It also … Continued

B.L.I.N.G.

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Youth philanthropy is a powerful challenge to traditional philanthropy, which, in many ways, perpetuates the systems of power and privilege that it claims to address. By putting the decision-making power in the hands of young people—particularly low-income youth of color—youth philanthropy redistributes decision-making power to those most impacted. Building Leaders in Innovative New Giving (B.L.I.N.G.) … Continued

Transportation Equity Allied Movement Coalition (TEAMC)

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Millions of people in the Bay Area rely on our public transportation system to get to school, to work, to health clinics, and back home to their families. And we are all affected by how well — or poorly — our public transit systems operate. The Transportation Equity Allied Movement Coalition (TEAMC) is a coalition … Continued

Youth Leadership Alumni Board (YLAB)

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The Youth Leadership Alumni Board (YLAB) runs yli’s youth philanthropy program in Fresno. The power of youth philanthropy is that those who know the most about young people – young people – decide which projects will most benefit the youth in their communities. Youth actively inhabit community spaces and interact with community members all the … Continued