ALAMEDA COUNTY HEALTH CARE
Youth Organized Leadership Opportunities
The Center for Healthy Schools and Communities is among the supporters of Youth Organized Leadership Opportunities, or YOLO, a program offered through Alternatives in Action at McClymonds High School. Modeled on the West Oakland Parent Action Network, YOLO is composed of youth representatives from West Oakland schools who make recommendations for improving the quality of and access to education. Through the process, youth gain valuable experience in research, policy development, public speaking, project management, and communication skills.