The Yolo County Office of Education will host a conference on Young Latino Males on Friday, Sept. 7. Nationally known speaker Dr. Victor Rios, a professor at UC Santa Barbara, will give the keynote address, “From At-Risk to At-Promise: Supporting the Lives of Marginalized Students.” Rios has appeared on Ted Talks and has authored several books. Rios is also a former high school dropout and juvenile delinquent who went on to receive his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.
Since 2012, the Legacy Youth Project, LLC is an Ethnic Studies and social justice leadership program committed to the healing, transformation, and liberation of Napa Valley youth. Through our Heartwork Pedagogy, we cultivate humanizing opportunities for our scholar warriors to lead, rejoice, and thrive.
Throughout an eight year partnership with the school district, the Legacy Youth Project (LYP) was fiscally sponsored by two local non-profit organizations. As of August 2020, LYP transitioned to a Limited Liability Company (LLC).