"Others questioned how one can reach out to young people at risk to join a gang or use drugs and how they managed to leave the gangs and drugs behind. Both men spoke on the importance of 'kinship' — of listening and trying to understand the underlying reasons why a young man or woman becomes a gang member instead of casting judgment." --via Napa Valley Register
Since 2012, the Legacy Youth Project (LYP) is an Ethnic Studies and social justice leadership program committed to the healing, transformation, and liberation of youth in the Napa Valley Unified School District. Through our Heartwork Pedagogy, we cultivate humanizing opportunities for our scholar warriors to lead, rejoice, and thrive.
The LEGACY Youth Project is a program of the Napa Valley Unified School District and fiscally sponsored by the Napa Valley Education Foundation (NVEF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. NVEF is a non-profit corporation organized under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law (Tax ID #68-0005743).