Blog Category: Youth Voices

CCY Youth Survey – Impact of COVID-19

Published on September 3, 2020

We are looking for Youth with lived experience with homelessness to please take our survey. Your responses, and any identifying data you provide, will remain anonymous and your participation is an opportunity to maximize current and future investments  | Read More » |

Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools

Published on August 25, 2020

 The following is a Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools, put together by the California Children’s Trust Organization and Breaking Barriers.  Even Before COVID-19, there was a youth mental health crisis.  | Read More » |

Accessible Mental Health Resources for Black and LGBTQIA+ youth.

Published on June 18, 2020

The first half of 2020 has been a wild emotional ride. Starting with the COVID-19 global pandemic causing most of California to shelter in place; Mass country-wide Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality and racism; and the cancellation  | Read More » |

On The Line…At Home 09 – Graduation and COVID19

Published on June 9, 2020

Graduation season is upon us, but how soes it feel to be a High Schooler, or a Gollege Student during this time? Join Bianca with special guests on this episode of One The Line…At Home!     | Read More » |

Coping during COVID-19

Published on April 6, 2020

Self-isolating, social distancing, and working from home, has been essential in flattening the curve and stopping the spread of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Now that we’re in week 3 (week 4 or week 5 for some) or whatever number week we’re  | Read More » |

Filing Taxes for Youth 101

Published on April 1, 2020

Due to the current Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID19) pandemic, our Federal Government has had to make adjustments to compensate for both the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. A major economic adjustment isthe due date for filing 2019 taxes changed  | Read More » |

Youth Tax Filing Assistance

Published on March 30, 2020

Tax season is upon us. Under normal circumstances the filing date for this year’s taxes would have been in April 2020, but due to efforts to protect people from and stop the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government and the Internal Revenue  | Read More » |

My Experience at Taking Action Conference 2016

Published on June 20, 2016

I had the privilege of attending the Taking Action Conference [TAC] hosted by CCY [California Coalition for Youth] this year in Sacramento, CA. During this trip (which was my second TAC) I felt more comfortable and was able to better enjoy the whole experience.  | Read More » |