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My Hood, My City to Return for Second Year

Release Date: 2023-05-25

Following the success of last year’s youth-led neighborhood tours, the City of Long Beach, in partnership with Youth Leadership Institute (YLI), will host a new series of tours this summer. My Hood, My City is a program that engages youth through civic education and leadership development by way of neighborhood storytelling.The City’s Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) Office of Youth Development has partnered with YLI to manage the program. Application instructions and eligibility requirements are available through the Youth Leadership Institute’s My Hood, My City application. As space in this program is limited, people are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications to the program are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Prospective participants can email eharris@yli.org or comar@yli.org with questions.   View the full press release here