Don’t forget the young ones

Sacramento Voices correspondent Kalaisha Totty is interested in issues involving young people in South Sacramento — rightfully so, as she’s not far removed from the demographic herself. A student leader at Sacramento City College, Totty recently visited the Oak Park office of No Youth Left Behind. Her report follows.

Barriers down, one young person at a time

Mission: to help remove barriers for underserved, disenfranchised and at-risk youth while at the same time improving their lives. Founder and President of the No Youth Left Behind Foundation of America Dr. Carroll Cooks envisioned a way to “empower youth through education, training, workforce development and community by creating quality human experiences with educational youth […]