Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)

Congratulations to YLI San Mateo for holding our first-ever School for Transportation Reform!

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Campaign Victories

“Our School for Transportation Reform taught me that although we all come from different cities, the same issues regarding transportation unite us.” – Maritza, YLI Youth Leader, South San Francisco Congratulations to the Youth Leadership Institute San Mateo County Office for holding our very first School for Public Transportation Reform on Saturday, March 5th, 2016! Youth leaders … Continued

Documentary Made By YLI Marin Youth Leaders Hits the Airways!

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Campaign Victories

The YLI Marin Team is pleased to share that a documentary that was produced and promoted by the Marin County Youth Commission’s Education Equity Advisory Committee is about to be aired on public television. Last year, the 2014-2015 Education Equity Advisory Committee created a documentary focused on disparities in public school education here in Marin. The … 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

Meet Janet and YLI Movers and Shakers in September eNews!

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YLI is My Story

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/2″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] When Janet Salcedo moved to Kerman, CA in eighth grade, she was shy. Neither of her parents had completed high school, back injuries limited their ability to perform work, and they sacrificed a lot to make sure Janet and her two siblings had access to education. The Central Valley became a home … Continued