Gender Justice

REP 559

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Redefining Equity through Policy (REP 559) is a power-building and organizing program for young people of color interested in advocating for social and racial equity in their communities. The key elements of the program are: Healing Circles  Leadership Training  Implementing Campaigns  REP 559 builds on the values and legacy of Fresno Boys and Men of … Continued

Young Revolutionary Front

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The Young Revolutionary Front is a community based group created and led by young people in the City of Merced. Our values are grounded in indigenous healing practices, practicing love, caring for community, political education, and the creation of alternative systems that address root issues in our communities. With a steady pace, we aim to … Continued

¡Que Madre!

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¡Que Madre! Media supports young womxn of color, ages 15-25, in the Eastern Coachella Valley (ECV) to uplift their stories and the stories of their communities. The program also provides opportunities for direct advocacy on school climate through our participation in the Alianza Community Justice Campaign.  The program empowers young people to navigate mental health … Continued

Girls and Womyn of Color (GWoC)

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The Girls and Womyn of Color (GWoC) is a group of young womyn, girls, and adult allies from South Merced and surrounding communities. Designed to empower, support, and nourish the leadership of young womyn, GWoC provides a safe and caring space for participants. Resources and trainings work to develop their critical consciousness and tackle issues … Continued

Hispañas Youth Leadership Program (HYLP)

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HYLP is the youth component of the statewide program, Hispañas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE). The program is designed to prepare low-income, high school-age Latinas for higher education as well as future personal and professional success. Every year, four young women from eight counties across the state are selected to participate. yli administers the program … Continued