Welcome to Pinkard Youth Institute.  Pinkard Youth Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and providing viable opportunities for your youth.  We strive to make a change in the community and inspire youth in Ventura County—“Educating and developing future leaders”.

Our goal is to make our community a better place.  Explore our website to learn more about all that we are doing to make a change in the community and to inspire youth in Ventura County.


Bedford L. Pinkard

1930 - 2018

In memory of Mr. Pinkard, the family request a donation be made to PYI.  

May 25, 2020

Bedford L. Pinkard Memorial Scholarship, awarded to Kayla Ross 

African American Enrichment Program

PYI, in partnership with California State University, Channel Islands (CSUCI) and Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD), sponsors an African American Enrichment Academy for 10th - 12th-grade students.  The Enrichment Academy is a week-long summer experience.  Please click on the button below to fill out the application and fax it back to 805 988 2426.  

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PYI Scholarship 2020

Kayla Ross 

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Pinkard Youth Institute

P.O. Box 52211

Oxnard, CA 93031


Tel Ph. 562 431 1884

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