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Join our Youth Advisory Council for 2024-2025

Calling all passionate Bay Area high school students (ages 14-18) who want to make a difference! API Legal Outreach is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) for 2024-2025.

What is YAC?

YAC is a dynamic group of young leaders dedicated to addressing AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) issues head-on. As a council member, you’ll gain valuable experience in:

  • Community Education: Raising awareness about the challenges faced by AAPI youth communities.
  • Event Planning: Creating and implementing impactful events that celebrate AAPI heritage and promote social justice.
  • Leadership Development: Building your skills in advocacy, communication, and teamwork.

Why Join YAC?

  • Make a Real Impact: Your voice and ideas will directly influence our work and initiatives.
  • Gain Valuable Experience: Develop skills that will benefit you in college, career, and life.
  • Earn a Stipend: Receive financial compensation for your commitment and contribution.
  • Connect with Like-Minded Peers: Join a network of passionate young leaders who share your values.

Who Should Apply?

We’re looking for Bay Area high school students (14-18) who:

  • Are passionate about social justice and AAPI issues.
  • Are committed to creating positive change in their communities.
  • Are willing to dedicate time and energy to YAC projects and events.

How to Apply

Ready to step up and lead? Apply by August 2nd through the link below!

It’s never too early to make a difference! Join the YAC team and help us build a more just and equitable future for all.

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Founded in 1975, the mission of API Legal Outreach is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth.

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