Resilient Youth Speak Out (RYSO)


Resilient Youth Speak Out (RYSO)
Activities for Youth to Learn Leadership Skills and Boost Resilience

RYSO seeks to increase exposure to positive social, relational, educational, and career routes among youth ages 13-21, as well as teach important leadership skills, build resilience, share experiences, and help each other prepare for adulthood while navigating life’s challenges. This is achieved through innovative activities, compelling speakers, field trips, and a comprehensive youth leadership curriculum.  

Benefits of joining RYSO:

  • Safe and inclusive space
  • Social connections
  • Food is provided
  • Receive a $20 gift card
  • Transportation available in Sacramento County
  • Community service events
  • Fun group outings
  • And more!


RYSO is open to all current and alumni Stanford Sierra Youth & Families served youth.


5:30 - 7:30 PM

Every 3rd Thursday of each month

*Dinner provided. Gift cards also provided for youth participation.


Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
8912 Volunteer Lane
Sacramento, CA 95826

Registration is Free — Sign up and RSVP is required!  


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