We work directly with our members to protect and enhance the quality of life, services and opportunities for California’s disconnected and disadvantaged youth. CCY provides members with several opportunities to connect directly with elected officials and help influence positive policy developments. Each year members are invited to join CCY staff and lobbyists at hearings, legislative meetings and other forums to help educate policymakers on critical issues and legislation that impact the well-being California’s youth.
CCY ensures members stay informed and responsive through advocacy updates and action alerts containing the latest developments on youth policy issues and legislation.
Alerts Members receive exclusive access to regular email updates with the latest foundation and government funding opportunities to help connect them to new resources and support for their youth-focused programs and services.
Newsletter and blog
Our monthly electronic newsletter and blog provides readers with need-to-know updates on CCY activities, programs and upcoming events. The newsletter also connects readers to the efforts of others working on behalf of California’s youth. CCY members interested in contributing articles and editorials to share experiences, success stories and thoughts with a readership of more than 2000 individuals are encouraged and welcome to do so!
Taking Action Conference
The CCY annual Taking Action Conference provides youth and youth advocates with the education, strategies and empowerment they need to create change in their communities and improve the lives of California’s youth. Participants connect with like-minded individuals across the state to share ideas, energy and experiences, as well as gain the opportunity to speak directly to elected officials about ways they can create change through positive policy making. CCY Members enjoy special discounted pricing on conference registration!
Education and Networking
Members enjoy free access to regional meetings, educational workshops, webinars and quarterly members-only conference calls.
Participation on Committees and Voting Privileges
As a member, you can help guide CCY’s activities by participating on one of its ad-hoc committees. Members also have the privilege of running for and electing new members to the Board of Directors each year.
Discounts, Special Offers, and Perks
CCY members receive an additional 10% off the standard prepay discounts. That’s 20% off of six months, or 30% off the full year! Please note pre-payment is required for this member exclusive savings.
CCY members get exclusive access to hotel rooms for up to 55% below public pricing. Search hundreds of thousands of hotels from major chains to modern boutiques, most offering free cancellations because we get it – life happens.
Enterprise Car Rental
Download the CCY Member Benefits pdf.