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Ciclovía Salinas Youth Internships – Making the streets yours!

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Okerblom - East Salinas - 15 Apr 2012 (7) waiting for the light“I wish I could bike in the street, mama!”
You can–on Open Streets days. That’s at Ciclovía Salinas: “Where the streets are yours – ¡Donde las calles son suyas!”

Summer Youth Interns

help make that reality—

for people of all ages!—

through their work to make the next

Ciclovía Salinas possible.

If you live in Salinas and are a student age 14-18 (or graduated high school in 2015), scroll down to learn how to apply for summer 2015 youth internship!
Monterey Park, South Salinas girls on the Intergenerational Ride: “You mean we don’t always have to come to places like the coastal trail to take a nice, long bike ride without any cars? You can do that at Ciclovía Salinas? We wanna go!
Monterey Park girls at Intergenerational Ride 2014
[Update: If you missed the application deadline, you are still welcome to attend the 6/30/15 orientation meeting.]

Friday, June 19, 2015 is the due date

for submitting Summer Youth Intern applications

for Ciclovía Salinas 2015.

The 2015 event date is October 25, 2015, and youth interns are vital to make it happen!

How to apply

Complete the following application. (Download by clicking the link below. If you prefer, you may instead pick up a print copy at the Building Healthy Communities office.)
Applications must be turned in by Friday, June 19, 2015. Below are general instructions, along with several options for turning in your application.

Questions? Andrea Manzo, 831-717-1384 –

Criteria for Summer Youth Interns  include that youth must:
  • Live in Salinas.
  • Be a student age 14-18, or have graduated high school in Summer 2015.
  • Be available during June to August 2015.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to making positive changes in Salinas.
Applications can be turned in any of these ways:
  • by email: – And please include an email subject line: “Internship Application_Your Name.”
  • in-person: take to the Building Healthy Communities office, 606 Williams Road, Salinas (behind Rite-Aid) – (phone 831/717-1384 to confirm hours before dropping it off)
  • by postal mail:  Ciclovia Salinas, c/o Building Healthy Communities, 606 Williams Road, Salinas, CA 93905 – Attn: Youth Internship Ap
  • in-person: when school is in session, another option is taking your completed application to a designated teacher at a Salinas high school. For 2014-15 school year, those teachers are: Alisal High School, Mrs. Mares; Everett Alvarez High School, Mrs. Caetano; North Salinas High School, Mrs. Farley; and Salinas High School, Mrs. Sharp.

To learn more about Ciclovia Salinas…

Including Facebook, Twitter, and other contact info, along with background information, click here.


Hey, maybe we oughta apply for Summer Youth Internships!

2 teen boys Alisal at Madeira

Yeah, us too!

And let’s be sure the females are well represented again!

Salinas female rider at SBP - Summer 2012Yeah, we can tell our teen friends.

Fixie girls in Oldtown Salinas March 2014 - at Yangtse's - also burrito riders

Looking for the HER Helmet Thursdays spots pictured in this post? They are Tacos El Jalisciense on Alisal at Madeira, and Yangtse’s Taste of Thai on Main. Find a list highlighting all Salinas places with those discounts on Thursdays for males and females who bike in tips on bicycling Salinas.

Photo of 7 boys: Courtesy of Jim Warwick.

  1. Pablo Gomez says:

    Please send me an application

  2. marilynch says:

    Hi, Pablo. So glad you’re interested. Contact the Ciclovia Salinas committee directly about applying for a youth internship spot. Phone them at 831-717-1384 or email If you don’t hear back from them promptly, please give me a call (831-375-6278). Also, just fyi, Bicycling Monterey’s main page about Ciclovia Salinas is under the Resources / Los Recursos tab; here it is:

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