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A Successful Day at the Virginia General Assembly

Hi, my name is Alex and I’m a senior at Christiansburg High School in Virginia. This my third year in Y Street and my first year on the Y Street Leadership Team. A week ago, a few other Y Street members and I drove to Richmond to talk with Delegates and Senators about a new … Read More

Fall Day of Action

My name is Jarielle, I am a junior at Brunswick High School and I have been a member of Y-Street for 2 years now. As a member of Y-Street, my school focuses on two major campaigns. One of our campaigns is called 24/7. As an activist for this campaign, I have worked with my campaign … Read More

Y Street Training

My name is Elana W. I attend Charlottesville High school, and I am in the eleventh Grade. This is my first year in Y Street. I was introduced to Y Street through my school. Every morning I receive announcements from my school. There are many times when I do not come across something that applies … Read More

I Presented with the FDA!

Hi! My name is Evie and I go to Fauquier High School. This is my 2nd year in Y-Street and my 1st year on the Y-Street Leadership Team. When I joined Y-street I hoped to make a difference within my school community. Within the past year my fellow Y-sters have made lots of progress with … Read More

Y Street Feeds VA

My name is Stephanie and I am currently a senior at Christiansburg High School. This is my third year in Y Street and my second year on the Y Street Leadership Team. This is also my third year working on Great Starts with Breakfast Campaign. High school students skip breakfast everyday because they don’t have … Read More

Why YOU Should Join Y Street

Hi, I’m Kit, a recently graduated senior at Fauquier High School! I joined Y Street last year when they entered my school through FBLA, and I became a member of the Leadership Team last summer. Becoming a Y-Ster has substantiated to be one of the best experiential decisions I have made! Y Street is a … Read More

The Importance of Youth In Activism

My name is Zariawn and I’m a junior at Granby High School. As of my two years in Y Street, this is my first year apart of the Y Street Leadership Team. I’m a young person with the interests of informing my community about important situations and playing an active role in policy change. Policy … Read More

Tobacco Free School Divisions

My name is Zarielle A and I am a junior at Granby High School. I have been involved in Y Street for 2 years now and this has been my first year on the Y Street Leadership Team. I feel that tobacco-free school divisions are important because when comparing class averages in test scores between … Read More

Why I Work on Obesity Prevention

My name is Morgan I am a recent graduate of Colgan High School. This past year was my third year in Y Street and my second year on the Y Street Leadership Team. Y Street is a youth-led movement that strives to promote health in Virginia by targeting issues such as unhealthy beverage consumption, tobacco … Read More

Being a YSLT

My name is Koby and I’m a senior at Broad Run High School in Ashburn, VA. Broad Run is home of the Spartans and is a part of the Loudoun County Public School division. As for my accomplishments and goals in Y Street, I have been on the Y Street Leadership Team (YSLT) for a … Read More