Putting Youth on the Map (PYOM) is a powerful information resource for youth and adults working to ensure youth well-being in California.

Who can use this?

  • Everyone—youth and adult advocates, service providers, private foundations, public agencies and policy-makers—can use PYOM to identify leverage points for improving opportunity, develop multi-sector multi-issue collaborations, and hold themselves accountable for collectively improving conditions.

How can you do it?

Check out the different sections of this site to get the most out of PYOM:

  • Navigate
    • View tutorials and get assistance to familiarize yourself with PYOM and its features.
  • Action Resouces
    • Find curricula, activities and examples to help youth and adults build their capacity to effectively use data maps.
    • Connect with participatory mapping tools and other youth data sites.
    • See how youth across California have been using PYOM to support their advocacy efforts.
  • Data
    • Learn all about our indices, data sources, and statewide equity analyses.
    • Download the data used in our maps.
  • Go to Maps
    • Explore, print, and share all of our interactive data maps.
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To develop this website, Nancy Erbstein (Assistant Research Professor, UC Davis Department of Human Ecology) led a team including:

UC Davis Center for Regional Change Staff

UC Davis Faculty

UC Davis Students

UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Affiliates

and Partners:


This website was developed with generous support from:

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Contact Us

152 Hunt Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
P: (530) 752-3007

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