Our community is unified and invested in empowering youth to reach their goals, become responsible decision makers and productive adults invested in creating social change for the betterment of their community. We support our schools serving as community centers, providing youth with academic, and social enrichment.
LIBRE (Leading the Independence of our Barrios for Raza Empowerment)
The LIBRE youth program helps Oakland’s Latino Students develop leadership skills and an interest in their community and the environment. . The Program serves approximately 100 Middle and HIgh School youth interested in a supportive environment that fosters learning and self improvement.
LIBRE serves youth year round and offers a Summer Bridge Program whose goal is to develop youth leaders and mentors, prepared to help new students joining the program.
Respect the cultures of our youth and their families.
Nurture and develop compassionate youth leaders.
Support staff in creating a supportive atmosphere for their work with youth.
Develop and maintain caring relationships.