Happy February from the Youth Commission!
invitation to the next full Youth Commission meeting on February 6, 2012 5:15 p.m. in room 416; and a ton of youth related opportunities and resources!


February 6, 2012

Dear friends of the Youth Commission,

This newsletter contains the following: an invitation to our upcoming http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=57yw5rcab&et=1109218021521&s=925&e=001v3qcu2OrfGk0Mv9Dl7mZrHkbqJ_b3fwksdOGz8ca5uzMjpEIlIiBc6E9jhxFjMnKIn4aHr7O5HMKy_rTw9-fBYGwcG5EU846RFa5Fsa6azcEJGu-NMBz22kuYja_jVi-Q9hl4RBeSDs= on Monday, February 6, 2012 in room 416, City Hall
a jam packed youth and family friendly resources and opportunities


Come on down and join us!

The next full Youth Commission meeting will be taking place on: Monday, February 6, 2012

City Hall, room 416

The agenda packet for this meeting is available here.

If there is an issue you think the Youth Commission should hear about, please fill out an Agenda Item Request Form or give us a call at (415) 554-6446. We welcome all youth issues and look forward to seeing you at a future meeting!


We’re comin ‘atcha with another round of jam-packed youth & family friendly resources!

C.Y.M.C.is hiring youth interns! click here: http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=57yw5rcab&et=1109218021521&s=925&e=001v3qcu2OrfGnTLOeG8WHY8Je8DZvSohkN_M6rdqylBcpjk-qeynSxXcoeeRkGsoxO9_PauIrJUH6SwV0JjtGpT-OTjurS3Dh-4fRdinIZv0gwtY9itRW9adb7plBBxK4y

What: Youth Media After-School Internship

Who: Youth and young adults ages 16-23 When: March 1-June 14 (14 wks)
Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday 4-6:30, Wednesday 2-5
Earn: High School Credit & $600 stipend based on attendance/project completion
Applications can be downloaded here. Youth who are interested need to immediately contact: Jose-Luis Mejia @ (415) 678-8856 or email: joseluismejia@live.com


2012 Gil Lopez Award Request for Nominations!

The ADRNC is seeking nominees who are community leaders

with a commitment to diversity, supporting communities of color and building cross-cultural alliances.

If you know of a person who you feel qualifies for this award please submit their name for nomination to the ADRNC Board by e-mail to adr@adrnc.net no later than Friday, February 10, 2012 – in respect for the nominees, the sooner the better.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Yu-Yee Wu at yuyeewu@yahoo.com, or Mahvash Hassan at mahvash_hassan@yahoo.com.

For more information about the annual ADRNC conference, please visit: www.adrnc.net


Vernon Davis Visual Arts Scholarship Fund 2012

High school seniors who attend a school in the San Francisco Unified School District and will be attending a college or university to major in fine arts by 2013 are qualified to apply for a $5,000 scholarship!

Deadline is February 16, 2012 !

For more information, please click on this link to apply! “Give Kids A Smile Day” Saturday, February 18, 2012

What: UCSF Dental Clinic offers free cleanings for kids in San Francisco

When: Saturday, February 18, 2012 9am-3pm

Where: 707 Parnassus Avenue, SF
For more information, please call (415) 476-6100×52883 or email smilesforkids@gmail.com

Fliers are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese


The Eve Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice
looking for new fellows!

The Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice

provides a unique opportunity to a new generation of activists and organizers who want to build the power of and improve the lives of the working class Chinese immigrant community.

All placements for the program will be in San Francisco, California. Scholarships ranging from $500 – $2000 are available but students are also encouraged to seek additional and alternative funding sources (include campus work-study programs, scholarships and stipends). All other costs will the responsibility of each Fellow.

Applications are due by Monday, February 27, 2012 at 5:00 pm PST. Applications can be found online



Coleman Advocates is seeking an experienced organizer!
Position Open: Bayview Parent Organizer (30-40 hrs/week)
Start Dates: March 1st, 2011
Location: 459 Vienna St., SF, CA 94112

Application procedure: Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references, including one parent reference, to above address. Attn: Karen Ramirez; or email: kramirez@colemanadvocates.org

Save the Date: “Tomorrow’s Women Leaders Today Conference” March 10, 2012

Ignite California presents “Tomorrow’s Women Leaders Today Conference” on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 9am-4pm

Where: Berkeley City Club,
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

What: FREE event includes speakers, workshops, lunch with female elected officials, networking, internship opportunities

Who: Open to all female students in high school or college

For more information, please contact:
Fatimah M. Simmons, Director of Programs, Ignite Email:fatimah@igniteca.org ***

Kalpulli Youth Leadership Program

Starting Spring 2012, there will be paid internship opportunities for youth in San Francisco!

Please download the Kalpulli Youth Leadership Program application and the Healing Ourselves Workshop Series

for more information!

The 13th Annual Brower Youth Awards

The 13th Annual Brower Youth Awards season is starting! This is a great opportunity for any young eco-activist between the ages of 13-22.

Please stay tuned to the Brower Youth Awards website

as the application process will be completely online and will go live in mid-February.

While you’re waiting for applications to go live, take a look at the stories of the past winners and learn more about the application process.

In the meantime, if you’ve got any questions, email bya@earthisland.org or call Anisha Desai at 510-859-9144.
You will be notified when applications are live.


The Children’s Creativity Museum (formerly known as ZEUM) is hiring teen interns! The Children’s Creativity Museum (formerly known as ZEUM) is hiring teen interns for their C.I.T.Y. (Creativity Inspired Through Youth) teen internship program.

The application can be found online. For more information, feel free to download this informational sheet.

Application deadline is: March 9, 2012.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Aimee Espiritu, Youth Programs and Community Arts Manager
(415) 820-3344 or email: aespiritu@creativity.org


Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter!
Please help us fulfil our mission of bridging the gap between youth and government by telling us what’s going on in your community!


Phimy Truong, Coordinator of Youth Development and Administration

Mario Yedidia, Director

SF Youth Commission
San Francisco Youth Commission


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