The Youth Enrichment Policy Project (YEPP) combines PBI’s extensive experience with at-risk youth in vulnerable communities with PBI’s strengths as a neutral convener on important and pressing policy issues. YEPP is an innovative public policy education program for high school age students in Boyle Heights and surrounding areas.  Over the course of a year, students learn the skills of public policy, develop policy projects on a team basis, and serve internship in public and community organizations. The current YEPP has received substantial support from The California Endowment.

Sascha Rice Screening of “A Pat Brown Documentary”

Sascha Rice, a board of adviser of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs and granddaughter of former Governor Pat Brown, hosted a screening of her film California State of Mind at Roosevelt High School this past month. Over 50 students participated in the...
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YEPP Students Meet Betty Yee

On January 28th, California State Controller Betty Yee met with 15 student leaders from the Youth Enrichment Policy Project (YEPP) at Cal State LA. She explained her role in government and why , the importance of managing public funds, as well as the importance of...
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