Over the past 30 years, yli young people and partners have designed and implemented advocacy campaigns that have led to over 130 policy wins across California, including: limits on new payday lending businesses, tobacco-free parks, equitable public transportation investments, restrictions on predatory alcohol and tobacco marketing, restorative justice for system-involved youth, and new job opportunities for youth of color. Working alongside elected officials, community leaders, local partners and coalitions, yli youth exercise their organizing, public speaking, budget- and policy-making skills.