Entries by YWFC

Self-determination Life Coach – Santa Clara County


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-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 advocacy needed to support them in...

Organizer – Los Angeles


The Organizer plays a critical role in leading YWFC’s base-building work focusing primarily on strategies to engage and build a base of cis and trans women and girls, trans men and boys, and gender-expansive* youth of color who have lived and worked on the streets and or been involved in the system. The Organizer...

Program Manager – Los Angeles


The Program Manager is part of a growing and dynamic team of leaders in LA and primarily responsible for guiding the Siblings on the Rise Internship in reaching its programmatic goals. The Program Manager will work directly with justice-involved cis and trans young women and girls, trans young men and boys, and gender-expansive youth...

Commemorating Juneteenth 2021


Happy Juneteenth YWFC Fam! Here at YWFC, we celebrate the holidays that have meaning to our people!  Juneteenth is also known as Freedom Day for African American folks, and it began in Texas. Black Texans were not notified of their freedom until June 19th, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Juneteenth...

Participatory Defense Coordinator


The Participatory Defense Coordinator will oversee Statewide Participatory Defense Hubs in Alameda County, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Additionally, the Participatory Defense Coordinator will lead YWFC’s San Francisco PD work including outreach and the organization and oversight of weekly meetings. This position will work under the direction of the Director Local Initiatives and in...

Policy Engagement Coordinator


For over 27 years, YWFC has engaged with over 40,000 cis and trans women and girls, trans men and boys and, gender-expansive youth, and invested in the leadership and power of youth of color who have been disproportionately affected by various systems in San Francisco and the Bay area. YWFC engagement supports a movement...

New Report Highlights How Young People are Impacted by Criminalization, Incarceration, and Surveillance in San Francisco


Young Women’s Freedom Center report centers expertise of system-impacted young people to transform youth justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 2, 2020 Media contacts: Layla Crater, layla@change-llc.com, 310-804-3107 San Francisco, CA — Young Women’s Freedom Center (YWFC) announced today the release of a new report that highlights how system-impacted youth navigate criminalization, incarceration, and surveillance as children growing up in...