Health Justice at yli

At yli, are practicing Health Justice by:

  • Providing a generous benefit package that covers 100% of employees and 50% of employee dependents and spouses, and currently includes:
    • Over 20 paid holidays annually
    • PTO accrual that begins at 15 days a year and increases with years of service
    • A $500 Lifestyle Spending Account that can be used on physical, mental and financial wellness every year
    • Access to an FSA and a matched 403(b) retirement account
    • Fertility coverage
    • $80 monthly telecom reimbursement
    • Access to an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) 
    • Commuter subsidy
    • Annual Years of Service awards that include cash and additional PTO
  • Offering and encouraging use of PTO days
  • Providing all staff with masks, work-from-home set-ups and increased monthly telecom stipends at the onset of COVID-19
  • Offering two flex hours per week during the COVID-19 pandemic for non-exempt staff
  • Providing masks and air filters for staff affected by poor air quality
  • Conducting a mandatory training on youth mental health across the organization
  • Providing optional Healing Circles for staff and youth

Our areas of growth include:

  • Creating and expanding partnerships with and providing support for existing grassroots public health efforts to provide a wide community safety net of resources and services for our youth and their families
  • Aligning our tobacco work with the housing justice movement to protect smokers from eviction