Entries by YWFC

Self Determination Life Coach: Oakland


THE POSITION: OAKLAND SELF DETERMINATION LIFE COACH The Self-Determination Life Coach role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization's guiding principles of Sisterhood, Self-Sufficiency, Spirituality, and Social Justice The Self-Determination Life Coach works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support, resources, access, and...

Self Determination Life Coach: Santa Clara County


THE POSITION: SANTA CLARA COUNTY (SCC) SELF DETERMINATION LIFE COACH The Self-Determination Life Coach role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization's guiding principles of Sisterhood, Self-Sufficiency, Spirituality, and Social Justice The Self-Determination Life Coach works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support,...

Self Determination Life Coach: San Francisco


THE POSITION: SAN FRANCISCO SELF DETERMINATION LIFE COACH The Self-Determination Life Coach role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization's guiding principles of Sisterhood/ Siblinghood, Self-Determination, Spirituality, and Social Justice The Self-Determination Life Coach works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support, resources,...

Program Manager: Oakland


THE POSITION: OAKLAND PROGRAM MANAGER The Program Manager will collaborate with the YWFC Team on the development and operational management of programming and services, to meet the needs of justice-involved women, girls, transgender and gender non-conforming people (WGTGNC) in Oakland. The Program Manager plays a key role in developing relationships with engaging youth program participants,...

Development Associate and Data Analyst


THE POSITION: DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE & DATA ANALYST The Program Analyst is responsible for supporting and advising the Director of Strategic Projects in planning, managing and evaluating operations, programs and processes to ensure strategies support long-term sustainability. The Program Analyst will also work closely with the Executive Director and Executive Team to ensure all processes for...

Goals of Transformative Justice


#SafeHealthyFree: TJ = Survivor Safety, Healing & Agency Thank you to Mariana Viturro for the art work. All of the work of the Young Women’s Freedom Center moves individuals, communities and conditions towards these goals by establishing basic safety, providing individual and collective healing, practicing accountability and experiencing redemption, and systemic transformation towards decarceration and decriminalization. Transformative...

Young Women’s Freedom Center and Five Keys to Provide Emergency Housing for Women and Gender Nonconforming People in San Francisco in Response to COVID-19


Formerly incarcerated people and survivors of violence will receive housing and supportive services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2020 Media contacts: Layla Crater, layla@change-llc.com, 310-804-3107Debbie Mesloh, debmesloh@gmail.com, 415-867-2243 San Francisco, CA -- In the first collaboration of its kind, the Young Women’s Freedom Center and Five Keys Schools and Programs announced today that they have secured up to 20 hotel rooms...

Statement from Young Women’s Freedom Center about Plan to Shut Down Remaining State Youth Prisons


Statement from Jessica Nowlan, executive director of Young Women's Freedom Center, about Governor Gavin Newsom's decision to shut down California's three remaining youth prisons. The state would stop intake of new youth beginning in January 2021, according to the Governor's proposed budget "This commitment by the state towards a different approach to youth justice is...

Sign onto Freedom Charter!


Sign onto Freedom Charter now! WE, cis and transgender women and girls and GNC people who are formerly and currently incarcerated, systems-involved and sexually exploited, declare to the United States and the world: that the prison, policing and family separation systems are rooted in histories of the colonization of indigenous people, slavery, Jim Crow laws...