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Upcoming YAF events

YAF Events

The Youth Advocacy Foundation holds its annual event every year in May, and has several other events throughout the year. Check back frequently for updates and more.

This year, YAF's 17th Annual Spring Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 17th, 2018 from 6-8:00pm at the Boston Children's Museum.

Visit our Eventbrite page to register today!

To become an event sponsor or to purchase tickets, please visit our Eventbrite page; alternately, you may use the links below to access PDF versions of our silent auction donation form, corporate sponsorship form, and individual sponsorship form. All forms may be sent back in the mail, or by email to Eliza States:
For a detailed look at sponsorship tiers and the impact of your donation, click here.

YAF's 17th Annual Spring Celebration Sponsors:


Thomas Boreiko and Alison Coolidge

Joshua Dohan and Patricia Garin

Kenneth Parsigian and Susan Shay Mayer



Krishna Ramaswamy

The Treco Foundation



The Dohan-Strek Family

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Rosanne and Peter Aresty

Jeremy Cohn

Jane Coolidge

The Gail/Jaschke Family

Michael Newkirk and Olivia Garfield

Dan and Tanya Snyder




David Apfel and Lisa Rechtschaffen

Martin Burns and Wendy Kahn

Elizabeth Davidson and Mark Bonchek

Faye & Mayer Krupp Family Charitable Foundation

Cynthia Fisher and James Koch

Thomas and Roberta Hallowell

Rosalind Hill

Richard Hurd and Kara Boudreau

Carlo Obligato and Dianne Dumanoski

Steven Pacini

Katherine Hall Page and Alan Hein

Marshall Sikowitz and Antonella Guzzi


We would also like to thank our generous silent auction donors:

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Team YAF in the 2018 Boston Marathon
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Team YAF in the 2018 Boston Marathon

The Youth Advocacy Foundation is proud to be an official Partner of John Hancock in the Marathon Non-Profit Program. The Non-Profit Program provides over 1000 Boston Marathon® bibs to select non-profit organizations throughout the community. The John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program provides organizations with a significant fundraising opportunity.

Check out TeamYAF's Crowdrise page to follow our runners' progress and to donate to their campaigns.



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Screening of "Teach Us All" and Panel Discussion
6:00 PM18:00

Screening of "Teach Us All" and Panel Discussion

Join YAF and YW Boston for a screening of the transformative and informative documentary Teach Us All about education inequities that still persist, and have often become more acute, 60 years after the historic decision in Brown v Board of Education and the bravery of the children called the Little Rock Nine to integrate an all-white high school.

Screening to be followed by a panel discussion about education inequities in Massachusetts. 

To register, please visit the Eventbrite page here.

Check out the poster with details about the panelists and watch the trailer:

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Please contact us with any questions, or if you would like to be involved in organizing this event!

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