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Oakland Kids First

Oakland Kids First is a non-profit organization that increases youth voice, leadership and power to create engaging and equitable public schools where all students learn and lead.    

What services or resources do we offer to students through Oakland Kids First?

Youth leadership development program trains students to civicli engage and research site issues, while also receiving a stipend.  

How to reach us

Email Janet  or  Email Peter

Who are we?

Janet Chavez

Janet Chavez is an immigrant descendant born and raised in Oakland, California, she speaks two languages, Spanish and English. Janet is an alumni and graduated from Fremont High School in the year 2018 and was part of the after school program Real Hard. She also has helped run the leadership class. Her interests are creating nail art, playing games, watching anime, listening to various music, and also walking her multiple dogs.  

Peter Truong

Peter Truong is originally from Portland, Oregon and is a child of Chinese-Vietnamese refugees. Peter has been an Educator and Community Organizer for the past 10 years and is currently helping run the leadership class. His interests include Learning Languages, Critical Theory, Cooking/Food, Games of all sorts (especially board games), Sports, Nerdy things like Star Trek.