public health

Youth, Residents, and Fresno Building Healthy Communities Bring New Skate Park to South Fresno

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Campaign Victories

“Parks are worth the investment because children and families are worth the investment” – Antonio, Fresno Boys and Men of Color Youth Leader Congratulations organizers in south Fresno! This spring we are working towards the groundbreaking of a new skate park in south Fresno—where there exists a great need for more recreational space and where … Continued

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

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YLI is My Story

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

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

YLI Coverage in The SF Bay News: SF sets limits on new cigarette permits

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YLI is My Story

The SF News recently covered the amazing work conducted by the YLI Tobacco Use Reduction Force (TURF), culminating in the passage of an ordinance that halts the issuance of new tobacco permits to San Francisco retailers in low-income neighborhoods with already high tobacco densities. This ordinance, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar, will amend The City’s health code and strives for equity in the … Continued