Youth Public Policy Institute

Who are we?

Based in the city of Sunnyvale, California, the Youth Public Policy Institute equips high school students with the skills and resources to advocate for their community. Under the tutelage of local elected officials and willing civic leaders, students have a chance to learn about local government workings and research a community issue of their interest. Students from all over the Bay Area are invited to participate in this program; the Institute is not solely for Sunnyvale residents.

Our Initiatives


Our Environmental Commission is dedicated to promoting sustainability in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, and the state of California by developing and advocating for environmentally-conscious policies that push us towards a cleaner future.

Mental Health

We work with both youth and corporate mental health experts to provide mental health resources for children in FUHSD schools.

Project: To Life

We work on maintaining a connection with senior citizens in our communities by organizing activities and events that improve their quality of life, while also promoting legislation that protects their rights and health.

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