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Youth Advocacy

Mckgbrd YAD2 LwRz-3667State Leadership Council (SLC)

A quarterly meeting attended by two peer-elected chapter leaders from each of the Youth Programs chapters, and all Mockingbird Youth Representatives.

Read more about what the State Leadership Council works to accomplish.

Foster Youth and Alumni Leadership Summit

An annual, multi-day youth development and leadership conference that involves eight participants from each MYN chapter, as well as all Mockingbird Youth Representatives.

Interested in getting involved? Consider applying to attend this year's summit!

Youth Advocacy Day

An annual gathering in Olympia where over 250 youth and alumni of foster care, young people who have experienced homelessness, community partners, and concerned citizens join together to raise awareness and advocate our state’s leaders for improvements to the foster care system.

Join us in helping our youth advocate for the reforms they want to see!