The Zero Tolerance Youth Leadership Team provides high school students with training in leadership skills, public speaking and presentation, action research, data and policy research. The Youth Leadership Team makes presentation before school boards, legislators and policy experts concerning the challenges of zero tolerance policies and how it affects them and their peers. They work on changing punitive school discipline policies, both locally and throughout the state. The meetings are held on Tuesday’s at 4:00pm.
Black Parallel School Board is participating in the California for Justice Youth Organize! California Emerging Organizer Fellowship, with the ultimate purpose of building the capacity of young people and organizations in California to practice transformative youth organizing, build power, and create long-term transformation in marginalized communities. Black Parallel School Board youth fellow, Myrvon McKnight, is engage in a campaign to create Relationship Centered Schools.