Education Justice

The Miller Project

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When we think of the definition of “public health,” we often think of it in narrow, clinical terms: health insurance, access to hospitals, or patient care. However, public health is much more expansive than that. There is a deep history of social, racial, gendered, and economic inequity that denies certain communities the right to heal … Continued

My Hood, My City

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MY HOOD, MY CITY works with Long Beach young people ages 14-24 and communities of color living in the neighborhoods in North, West, and Central Long Beach, which have been historically divested and have experienced the disproportionate impacts of violence, poverty, and COVID-19. We will work with about 10 youth from each neighborhood to develop … Continued

Speak Your Truth

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An open mic night for student music and poetry.

Fresno Residents Council

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In 2021, The Children’s Movement partnered with 13 community-based organizations in Fresno to recruit 100 residents across the county to participate in the Fresno Residents Council – a pilot program that brings together residents from all walks of life to weigh in on public policy, and ensure that it benefits youth and families in the … Continued

Transform Fresno Youth Leadership Program

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Transform Fresno Youth Leadership Development Program brings youth voice to a critical movement to address the climate crisis in Fresno.  In November of 2016, the California Strategic Growth Council selected Fresno as one of three cities in the state to be a pilot for their new Transformative Climate Communities Program (TCC). The purpose of the … Continued

Madera Change Makers Training Series

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1 day service learning program that includes: $50 for completing the program and 1 on 1 coaching. Top 3 service projects receive $400 scholarship. Youth ages 15-22 (high school – college age)

Moving Forward

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Moving Forward is a youth-based (13yo-18yo) healing initiative that draws on Indigenous practices to help young people in Merced County find alternative forms of healing, mentorship, professional development, political education and personal growth. Guided by the Joven Noble curriculum, the program organizes talking circles that encourage participants to share their personal experiences and opinions on … Continued

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Journalism Program

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The Silicon Valley Community Foundation Journalism Program is a new county-wide program where youth participants will have the opportunity to share their perspectives on some of the most pressing issues in our community. We will be cultivating a youth-led media outlet over the months that explores various forms of storytelling, ranging from Op-Eds, personal narratives, … Continued