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Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

About this resource

Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is a Foster Care Youth and Alumni Board that educates, advocates and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system across Pennsylvania. 

YAB members are viewed as experts and meetings are youth-led and organized. Staff members are appointed to each Regional YAB in a support role to help youth find their voices and teach them about meeting facilitation, action planning, and other necessary skills.


The Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is comprised of current and former substitute care youth ages 16-21. For more information see the website linked above.