IJPC Youth Educating Society (YES)

YES is a group of young leaders working for immigrant rights.YES 1

About YES:

Youth Educating Society (YES) is a leadership program designed for both documented and undocumented immigrants and their friends and allies. They network to learn more about immigration issues and take an active role in the community. Members learn how to share their personal immigration experiences to create a unique and powerful voice advocating for comprehensive immigration reform.

YES Program Participants:

  • Build personal and professional relationships with others who care about immigrant rights
  • Build a network of student organizations from area colleges and universities and with other young leaders
  • Receive leadership training
  • Stand courageously and speak out about immigration issues

YES is a program dedicated to:

YES 2EDUCATING about the immigration system and related issues

DEVELOPING young leaders to take a stand on immigration reform

BUILDING stronger relationships among schools and unifying youth from different backgrounds

STRENGTHENING and facilitating the work of student groups to increase awareness at their schools

ENGAGING youth in the Greater Cincinnati community and beyond

 

If you would like to be involved with YES:

Find YES on Facebook or email José Cabrera – Immigration Program Organizer

About IJPC

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center educates and advocates for peace, challenges unjust local, national and global systems, and promotes the creation of a nonviolent society. IJPC is supported by faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. We address local, national and international concerns focusing on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.

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