#YouthVoice

BREAKING NEWS: YLI wins contract to run FIRST-EVER Fresno Youth Commission program

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Campaign Victories

Congratulations on this accomplishment, YLI Central Valley! YLI was recently featured in Medium News in honor of this event. Read highlights below or access Medium’s article, “Fresno City Youth Commission Will Bring ‘Fresh Ideas’”. “The program is an example of youth advocating for youth as Fresno Boys and Men of Color led the advocating efforts to bring youth … Continued

BMoC Youth Leader Ricky in The Fresno Bee: “It is time that youths have the opportunity to really show our city what we can do…it takes more than words to make change; it’s time for action.”

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YLI is My Story

Congratulations to our Fresno Boys and Men of Color young leader, Ricky Reyna, who was recently published in The Fresno Bee newspaper. His opinion piece, “Ricky Reyna: Fresno’s youths find their voices,” highlights youth voice and the policy wins that are giving young people a voice and space at the decision-making table. Ricky Reyna’s quoted text is below: Recently, the … Continued