The Youth Action Board (YAB) is a group of community leaders between the ages of 14-24 within HOPE Collaborative creating better conditions for neighborhoods, food, and health opportunities for people living in Oakland.
Projects:Food Education Empowerment and Sustainability Team (FEEST)Cook with other young people and learn about tasty healthy food. School Food and Wellness TeamSample new lunch dishes and make school food better for students.
Elmhurst Neighborhood TeamMake the Elmhurst neighborhood healthier and more beautiful. Youth Media TeamCreate video stories of community members making food and neighborhoods better Healthy Corner Store TeamGet healthier food in corner stores to serve to the community.
Membership Expectations:• For youth ages 14 to 24 who attend school or live in Oakland• Attend a 2 hour meeting, once a week (Thursdays from 4:30pm-6:30pm)• Actively participate in the work of YAB and action teams• Complete all tasks and other responsibilities on time• Communicate with staff and all community members in a positive manner • Respect HOPE Collaborative’s Participation Agreement and Group Agreements• Engage with community members to make Oakland healthier• Members receive a $180 monthly stipend for a minimum of 12 hours per month Applications Due: Friday, September 9, 2016