Featured Alumni "YO! is a great place where you will meet people close to your age who have disabilities… YO! is about teamwork, but there will be chances for working independently to boost confidence." - Valerie Booth, 2010 Alumni

YO! YAC - Youth Advisory Council
Congratulations to the new
YO! YAC members!

Youth receive first-hand experience working in an office setting and often work on youth-driven advocacy campaigns, such as the Disability History Week Campaign and Taking Action for Accommodations. The YO! Volunteer Corps create connections for youth with adults with disabilities, as well as other youth volunteers. YO! Volunteer Corps members earn a stipend every month.

Meet a YO! Volunteer…

Hi, my name is Alexa McBride! I've been a part of YO! Disabled and Proud for five years. I went to Sacramento State University and got my BA in Child Development in 2014. I currently work at Luther Burbank High school as an afterschool team leader. I am very excited to be a part of the Youth Action Council.

Photo of YO! Volunteer Corps member Alexa

Youth Advisory Council (YO! YAC) Alexa California Foundation for Independent Living Centers – Sacramento, CA

Meet All the Members of YO! YAC…

Thank You to our Funders!

The support of our funders and donors helps keep YO! Disabled & Proud running strong year after year. The more funding we receive, the more youth we can organize in the pursuit of their rights and education. Please Make a Donation, Keep YO! Going Strong…