Environmental Justice

Oakland Police Community Youth Leadership Council


The Oakland Police Community Youth Leadership Council (OPC YLC) was envisioned by Oakland youth who came together after Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson back in 2015 as a way to bring youth voice to the public safety decision making tables. The OPC YLC helps to interrupt the school to prison pipeline by creating and … Continued

Rural Youth Commission Advocacy


The rural communities of California’s Central Valley are vital to our state’s economy, but their unique needs and issues are often overlooked and under-resourced. Youth are particularly vulnerable, and their voices are essential to creating thriving communities that young people want to stay in and return to. The Rural Youth Commission Advocacy program was established … Continued