Transform Fresno Youth Leadership Development Program Background
The Transform Youth Leadership Development Program is a year-long program which seeks to develop young people living in the Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) project area both professionally and personally to grow their leadership skills and to serve as ambassadors for Transform Fresno. Transform Fresno Youth Leaders will be trained in the areas of environmental justice, financial literacy, public speaking, and more. These skills will equip Transform Fresno Youth Leaders to support and uplift local TCC projects and Transform Fresno community meetings. Future program meetings will be held virtually do to public health concerns with COVID-19.
All youth who apply must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for the curriculum and program design team:
- Reside in or go to school in the Transformative Climate Communities project area: zip code 93706 or 93721
- Be available for the entire duration of the program
**Upon completion of the workshop series, youth participants will receive a stipend for participation.
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. Applications may be submitted by email to Kato Prado at [email protected] or Olga Moya at [email protected] or submitted in person or mailed to the yli office on 700 Van Ness Ave., Suite 14, Fresno CA 93721 or at the Street Saints office at 1345 W. Eden Ave, Fresno, CA 93706.