Paid Internships:


Youth Commissioner, Fresno Youth CommissionCommissioners are appointed by the Fresno City Council for 2-year terms. Interested Fresno youth, ages 15-21, may apply — applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to apply!

Youth Leader, Hispañas Organized for Political EqualityThis 6-month program is open to Latinas who are juniors in Fresno County high schools. Applicants can apply between November-December each year. Download the application here.


Youth Commissioner, Madera Youth Commission: Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2020 term. All Madera youth 15-21 years old are welcome to apply. Click here to download the application!


Youth Leader, Racial Equity ProgramOver the next 2 years, a cohort of youth leaders will work to craft and implement a racial equity agenda for Marin County. Click here to apply!

San Francisco

Youth Leader, Community Action Model: this program engages Bay Area youth, ages 18–24, who are interested in improving community health and making a positive change in San Francisco communities. Click here to apply!

Long Beach

Youth Leader, My Brother’s Keeperthis program is seeking diverse young men, ages 15–25, to learn research and video production skills to reshape stories about community health and criminal justice in Long Beach. To apply, contact Michael Lozano at [email protected] or call (562) 879-6786.


Youth Grants:

San Francisco

Youth grantees, B.L.I.N.G.: YLI’s youth philanthropy program is now accepting grant applications for youth-led social justice projects in San Francisco! Download the application to apply.