Youth Organizing Council

Youth Organizing Council

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
For the 2018-2019 we’re launching an exciting opportunity for a small group of student leaders to further their leadership and organizing skills. The Oakland Kids First Youth Organizing Council.
FOCUS:
  • Focus on District / City Wide organizing to reclaim cross-site student power
  • Examine equity issues that impact students in the Oakland
  • Learn how to organize by exploring:
    • Campaigns and movements throughout history
    • Strategy and tactics for a successful campaign
WHY?:
  • Build student power to increase equity for the most marginalized students in OUSD
  • To scale the impact of REAL HARD to create lasting change in the district
Role of Youth Organizing Council include but are not limited to:
1. Connect to other organizers such as: J4OS, alliances, coalitions, & other organizations
2. Help create partnerships and mobilizing strategies
3. Serve as an ambassador from the YOC to others
4. Advocate for student interests at OUSD board meetings and events