public health

ABC 7 News covers YLI’s TURF Youth Group

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YLI is My Story

ABC 7 News elaborates on TURF’s work assessing their community, their commitment to social justice, and the time-intensive process of creating a proposal limiting the number of tobacco outlets within their City. After local attention was brought to a surplus of tobacco-selling stores in low income areas, YLI has moved towards creating momentum for an ordinance limiting … Continued

YLAB Meets With Hon. Senator Michael Rubio

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YLI is My Story

The Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YLAB) is a team of young people who devote their time, energy and focus on safe and healthy physical environments. On July 7, 2012, this team met with the Honorable Senator Michael Rubio to discuss some of the projects the youth are currently addressing. These projects include; the Community Transformation … 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.