health equity

YLI Youth Wins Scholarship

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YLI is My Story

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

The Mission District’s El Tecolote Covers TURF

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YLI is My Story

El Tecolote covered TURF’s work in the Mission District – a neighborhood brimming with young people and tobacco outlets. With the YLI’s focus on community public health as a backdrop, the article explores the local politics regarding tobacco proliferation. Read the full article HERE.

YO! Mateo collects over 200 surveys for a Smoke Free Hollywood

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YLI is My Story

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] On Friday March 4, 2011 the YLI San Mateo County YO! Mateo youth leadership coalition reached their goal of collecting over 200 public surveys for the Smoke-Free Hollywood campaign in San Bruno and Burlingame, CA. YO! Mateo is part of an international movement to ban smoking in movies rated G, PG, and PG-13.  … Continued