The Youth Empowerment Pipeline is a 9-month youth-driven training program that creates a viable pathway to employment and leadership within the food justice movement through skill-building workshops, engagement with community gardeners and urban farmers and leaders in the food justice movement.
The YEP bridges the experience gap for young New Yorkers ages 17-21. Hands-on opportunities include:
Iyeshima Harris, YEP Co-Director, Community Engagement and Kristina Erskine, YEP Co-Director, Community Support
The application and interview process is centered in low-income communities of color across New York City. Youth are paid hourly. Schedule: Weekly virtual meetings, beginning December 2020. Select onsite learning opportunities from April 2021 – August 2021.