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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS FIRST ACCOUNTABLE TO THE YOUTH WE SERVE, AND THE YOUTH ACTION BOARD WHO PROVIDE THEIR EXPERTISE WITH HOUSING INSECURITIES, TO HELP SHAPE OUR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES.
The YAB is a diverse group of young people ages 13-24, reflective of young people experiencing homelessness in our region.
The YAB works with the State Continuum of Care, South Dakota Housing Development Authority, HUD and Service Providers helping to create solutions for youth homelessness.
Mission and Vision of the YAB:
Mission – “We are a youth led group that advocates, educates, learns, uses, and gains resources to create a positive change in the ongoing homeless youth problems in our community.”
Vision - “Change Starts somewhere, why not here?”
The YAB membership is open to all youth, is inclusive, and has representation of many intersecting identities.