Program Coordinator


The Program Coordinator will collaborate with the YWFC Team on the development and operational management of programming and services, to meet the needs of justice-involved cis and trans women and girls, trans men and boys, and gender-expansive youth in Santa Clara County. The Program Coordinator plays a key role in developing relationships with engaging...

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...

Project 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 that have been disproportionately affected by various systems in San Francisco and the Bay area. YWFC engagement supports a movement...

My Story


In telling my story, I always start with my grandmother's migration to the states. She is my namesake and she was born at the end of a Mexican Revolution in Oaxaca in a small town of Cacahuatepec. She was an indigenous woman whose motherland was stolen by Spanish conquerors. At the age of nine,...

Why rest is necessary—and radical


By TaMeicka “Ifasina” Clear Director Culture and Healing for the Young Women’s Freedom Center Black organizers, and leaders of communities of color who have dedicated their lives to systems change and the long, uphill walk towards liberation, have had an unrelenting year.  Torn down by so much Black death, and raised back up by the resilience and...

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,...