Youth Advocates for Change

Youth Advisory Council 

Take action + Be the Change.


We are a dynamic advocacy group that initiates meaningful change by empowering students and developing inclusive digital + in-person campaigns.


Advocate today. Lead tomorrow.

YAC has: held roundtables with community leaders, created a #WellnessWednesday campaign, and started the InterconnectED podcast.

Follow on:

Twitter - @yacd211,

Instagram - @yacd211

Contact us at

We meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 6:30 PM!

650 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-5939
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Funding provided in whole or in part to the Kenneth Young Center by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).