The Youth Action Board (YAB) is a group of community leaders between the ages of 14-24 within HOPE Collaborative who work together to create better conditions for people living in Oakland. The YAB meets weekly to learn leadership skills and supports projects to improve conditions in neighborhoods, food, and health opportunities in the following areas:
School Food and Wellness Team
A partnership with OUSD on advising policies that support students’ health and wellness.
Policy and Campaign Team
Community engagement project working with residents to advise city planners on the needs of the community.
Healthy Corner Store Team
A partnership with corner stores, community groups, and residents in East and West Oakland to increase the availability of nutritious, affordable food by promoting and monitoring the stores in the program.
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