health equity

YLI Program Manager Sher Moua is published in the Fresno Newspaper: Op-ed on Fresno’s housing crisis

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Take a moment to read, “Remembering the Summerset Village Apartments,” written by our Boys and Men of Color Program Manager Sher Moua and his colleague, Nu Vang. The article illustrates the unhealthy and highly unsafe living conditions Fresno’s Hmong residents endure and it advocates for their right to safe housing and justice. Co-author Nu Vang … Continued

Briana Guerrero Brings Youth Voice to Change Public Housing at the Living Cities Conference in Dallas.

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YLI is My Story

Congratulations to our youth leader, Briana Guerrero, representing her perspective as a young person being raised in Potrero Hill public housing. She traveled to Dallas, TX as the only young person in a convening of over 100 national leaders who are re-imagining public housing and the economic well-being of low-income people. Through her involvement with … Continued

Meet Winnie and learn about Operation RED Sky 2015!

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YLI is My Story

On October 27, Roosevelt High and other high schools throughout Fresno County committed their campuses to the entirely youth-led and inspired event ‘Operation RED Sky 2015’, which communicated youth’s proud stance against illegal drug and underage alcohol use. The event celebrated “National Red Ribbon Week” with the release of 2,000 red balloons throughout the county, representing the youth … Continued

Meet Leslie & Learn Why PayDay Lending Hurts Communities: Welcome to October eNews.

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YLI is My Story

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/2″][cmsms_text]   I’m excited to see positive change and happy families. I look forward to continue to learn about unfair issues in our community. I find my power when I inform other youth and families about these issues. I’m excited to reach equality and encourage other youth to be more involved in their communities. … Continued