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Tackling Transportation in San Mateo County

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Youth leaders from Half Moon Bay and South San Francisco join forces at the innovative School for Public Transportation Reform with the goal of understanding public transit challenges to access/affordability, key transit decision-makers in San Mateo County and the political history of public transit in the Bay Area. This learning is facilitated by Urban Habitat … Continued

B.L.I.N.G. Youth Philanthropists Michelle and Iveth Bring Social Justice to a Conference

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“Social Justice must be included and balanced with traditional philanthropy. We must push intersectionality and diversity. We must take risks and challenge the status quo.” – Youth Leader at 2016 Youth Philanthropy Connect conference Michelle and Iveth, who are youth grantmakers with San Francisco’s B.L.I.N.G. program, (Building Leaders in Innovative New Giving), had the opportunity … Continued

Abedllatif Benterkia, Youth Leader, Shares His Experience Presenting at Free Minds Free People conference

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[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] My name is Abdellatif Benterkia, and I am a youth philanthropist in BLING, a San Francisco YLI program. On July 9-11 I attended Free Minds Free People Conference in Oakland, California. It was my first time ever attending a social justice conference. I met a lot of people whom came from different backgrounds. … Continued

Fernando Aguilar, Youth Leader, Speaks at National Conference for Problem Gambling

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This past weekend YLI youth leader Fernando Aguilar presented at the 29th Annual National Conference on Problem Gambling in Baltimore, MD. Fernando and adult ally Jim Kooler from the California Friday Night Live Partnership shared their work on the connection between predatory financial services such as payday lending and problem gambling. Fernando spoke with pride … Continued