Friday Night Live

Fresno on TV for #mysoberswag billboards

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We were just featured on ABC news. Learn about our #mysoberswag billboards in Fresno! With back to school season just around the corner, summer is coming to an end for many young people. To start their summer advocacy work, The South East Neighborhood Transformation Team (SENT) youth created and launched 5 healthy billboards and they … 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

YLI Youth Wins Scholarship

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YLI youth, Flor Rivera, recently received a $5,000 scholarship from the Sequoia Awards because of her community service work with YLI. Rivera is the first in her entire family to attend college, so this award has special meaning for her. “Before YLI, I didn’t know if I could afford college and I was afraid I … Continued

YLI rolls out the Red Carpet to recognize their youth leaders

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On June 1, 2011, the Youth Leadership Institute rolled out the Red Carpet to recognize youth leaders and their adult allies for their exemplary leadership, passion and commitment to creating positive social changes for the Marin County Community.  Thank you all for making the night such a success, we hope you had a great evening! … Continued