educational equity

YLI partners with SF Prevention Coalition to host 150 youth and adults at annual Meet Up

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Youth leaders from Youth Leadership Institute were among hundreds of youth and adult allies celebrating the end of another successful year in environmental prevention this month—a committed effort to change the messages and settings of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use to make them less appealing to teens. YLI youth leaders from Washington High School Positive … Continued

YLI Alum Edith Martinez Shows How YLI Opened Doors

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“The skills, opportunity, and experience that YLI offers help to motivate youth so much. You can be heard and you can be political at any age. You don’t have to be scared that you will be shut down for having a different idea. You can make a change.” Edith Martinez is a YLI alumna and … 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

YLI’s 2015-2016 Annual Report is now available

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READ THE COMPLETE ANNUAL REPORT Youth Leadership Institute proudly presents our 2015-2016 Annual Report. This year we celebrate highlights across our regions, levitra buy canada us including the increase levitra buy canada us of Youth Commissions across the state, passing our 100th policy in our 25 year history, and funding over $185,000 in youth-led projects. This year, 84% … Continued

Documentary Made By YLI Marin Youth Leaders Hits the Airways!

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The YLI Marin Team is pleased to share that a documentary that was produced and promoted by the Marin County Youth Commission’s Education Equity Advisory Committee is about to be aired on public television. Last year, the 2014-2015 Education Equity Advisory Committee created a documentary focused on disparities in public school education here in Marin. The … Continued

Beyond the Surface “Educational Inequity in Marin” youth-led documentary released

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[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] Beyond the Surface is a youth-created documentary highlighting educational inequities in Marin County’s school system and discussing what actions need to be taken to ensure a future where every student has access to the same high quality of education. This film is produced by Marin County Youth Commission’s 14-15 Educational Advisory Committee. It … Continued