"I gained a sense of leadership and the impact one person has
or can have on a community."
- Mattie Hogan, 2015 Alumni
Youth receive first-hand experience working in an office setting and often work on youth-driven advocacy campaigns, such as the Disability History Week Campaign and Taking Action for Accommodations. The YO! Volunteer Corps create connections for youth with adults with disabilities, as well as other youth volunteers. YO! Volunteer Corps members earn a stipend every month.
Meet a YO! Volunteer…
Zofia Trexler is a youth organizer from Fresno with experience living with and navigating psychiatric disabilities. She currently attends Fresno City College where she studies law and public policy in the hopes of having a career engaging in advocacy work and systems change for people with disabilities. She is excited to learn and grow closer to her community by volunteering at RICV.
Youth Volunteer Corps Zofia Resources for Independence Central Valley – Fresno, CA
Meet All the Members of YO! Corps…