Lived-Expertise Action Board

Contact Us

Email Us:
livedexpertise@santacruzcountyca.gov

831-454-7312

LEAB: Sheryl @ (831) 359-2932
(call or text)

YLEAB: Alex @ (831) 345-4570
(call or text)

Youth and Lived-Expertise Action Board

Share your lived expertise to help end homelessness.

Join a collective of individuals with lived experiences of homelessness and use your voice to impact the housing system. Develop your leadership skills, create positive change and work with like-minded individuals to advocate for those currently experiencing homelessness.

We are looking for board members from different backgrounds and life experiences including people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

For our Youth Lived Expertise Action Board, we are looking for committee members aged 18-24.

To join you must be:

  • Current or previously experiencing homelessness
  • Living in Santa Cruz County
  • Aged 18 – 24 (Youth Lived Expertise Action Board ONLY)
  • Passionate about community change

You will be compensated. $25/hour for a 20 hour monthly commitment.

Interest and Nomination forms were collected from 12/7/2023 to 1/19/2024. The interest period has closed for the moment. To learn about other ways to get involved in your community, please complete a Housing for Health Partnership membership form.

Address: 1000 Emeline Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 |
| Phone: 831-454-7312
| Fax: 831-454-4642