Are you between the ages of 14-25?
Have you, your friends, or family ever couch surfed?
Have you been impacted by the foster care system?
Have you been impacted by the juvenile justice system?
Do you take interest in advocating for change in our community?
If you’ve said yes to any of these questions, YAB may be the place for you!
Coming together to be the voice of homeless and at-risk youth, building connections, spreading awareness, and advocating for action to impact youth facing housing disparities.
The Youth Action Board became a standing sub-committee on the San Joaquin County’s Continuum of Care on July 22nd, 2021.
A Continuum of Care, also known as a CoC, is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1994 to promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness.
2/3 of our members are 24 years old and younger with lived experience as it relates to homelessness.