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Sacramento, CA 95812

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510.969.BYLP (2957)

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

legislative open house

A Black Graduation Celebration validates the accomplishments of Black students, presenting them before the community to be acknowledged for their perseverance and allows the community to come together in a display of love, unity and support. Our graduation ceremony may be the only graduation that some of our students will participate in or be recognized for an important milestone.

SOCIAL JUSTICE BOOTCAMP

Created in collaboration with Jewell Jones (District 11), the youngest State Representative in Michigan history,  The Social Justice Bootcamp is a 5 day day-camp presented FREE of charge that covers many aspects of the social justice movement. From defining the difference between activists and advocates, looking into the criminal justice system, in depth look at Black history, the history of music during the Civil Rights Era to now , exploring how to use our voices effectively & the impact of social media. #BYLPJusticeLeague

G.O.A.T. (GOALS, ORGANIZATION, APPLICATIONS & transcripts)  **new**

Created and facilitated by Master Teacher Cherina Shaw, this monthly meet up (every 3rd Saturday) is focused on keeping students organized, building the tools to help students  to analyze their transcripts, making sure students are taking the right classes to achieve their future goals.

STUDENT AMBASSADORS **NEW**

Student led program that will work with the Executive Board to plan and implement programs.  BYLP Student Ambassadors are students who are well-respected, successful academically, and demonstrate leadership characteristics within the school setting.  They are a group of students who are given support in the development of leadership, organization, communication, public speaking, and problem solving skills as they serve to combat the negative stereotypes often used to describe Black students.

PARENT AMBASSADORS **NEW**

Parent Ambassadors are and extension of the support system BYLP offers to the community as a whole.  An Army of organized, dedicated and concerned adults that seek to protect our children by offering their presence and voice where its most needed in our school system. The only way to make changes is to have numbers, be consistent and available to do the work. Let's GET IT!!!

bylp advocacy servicesTM

If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding an incident of racial harassment or discrimination on a school campus and are in need of advocacy support/assistance, we got you!! BYLP is here to listen, support and work with you to solve issues: 

Student/Parent Complaint Form.

The Legislative Open House (LOH) is BYLP’s flagship civic engagement program and has anchored the organization since 1999.  The LOH provides students with an opportunity to become legislators for a day and learn about the legislative process by holding mock-committee hearings and mock-floors sessions in the committee rooms and chambers of California’s Legislative Houses.  During the LOH, BYLP also hosts the Next Level Luncheon, for student participants, volunteers, and sponsors, where they hear from special guests, including elected officials, inspirational speakers, professional athletes and local, state, and national representatives.

The Legislative Open House (LOH) is BYLP’s flagship civic engagement program and has anchored the organization since 1999.  The LOH provides students with an opportunity to become legislators for a day and learn about the legislative process by holding mock-committee hearings and mock-floors sessions in the committee rooms and chambers of California’s Legislative Houses.  During the LOH, BYLP also hosts the Next Level Luncheon, for student participants, volunteers, and sponsors, where they hear from special guests, including elected officials, inspirational speakers, professional athletes and local, state, and national representatives.

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