In line with our strategy to build power and reinvest in those directly impacted, our Participatory Defense program brings people with active court cases and their families together to organize court support and advocacy to reduce sentences.
Universal Basic Housing
YWFC is piloting a universal basic housing program with young people who are houseless. Participants also receive coaching, mentorship, leadership development and training, and healing support
All in for Oakland
In partnership with Akonadi Foundation, YWFC Oakland works with young people, building their power and leadership organize and advocate for decriminalization and decarceration and investment in community-based alternatives