ATOD Prevention

Youth Organizing Leadership Academy: YOLA!

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With our youth out of school for the summer, we at the Youth Leadership Institute in Fresno County viewed this summer as an amazing opportunity to engage youth from across the county in an enriching and fun six-week program.  We called this group YOLA, or the Youth Organizing & Leadership Academy.  Our goal was to … Continued

Distracted Driving Rally: Fresno High School

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This spring, the YLI chapter at Fresno High School hosted a Distracted Driving Rally at their school for all students. The rally reminded students of the importance of driving safely. Here’s a video that shows some of what went down!

ABC 7 News covers YLI’s TURF Youth Group

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ABC 7 News elaborates on TURF’s work assessing their community, their commitment to social justice, and the time-intensive process of creating a proposal limiting the number of tobacco outlets within their City. After local attention was brought to a surplus of tobacco-selling stores in low income areas, YLI has moved towards creating momentum for an ordinance limiting … Continued