Youth Advocacy Foundation

Get Involved


Get Involved

The Youth Advocacy Foundation (YAF) serves a critical need in Massachusetts—working to ensure vulnerable youth have access to a high quality public education. 

Our cornerstone program is the EdLaw Project: a team of expert education attorneys working to shut down the
School-to-Prison Pipeline.


pro bono panel

Do you have professional services to offer youth?
Are you:
A lawyer?
A psychologist?
A reading specialist?
Something else?

Volunteer at yaf

YAF is always in need of volunteers to take on special projects, staff our events, join our Board of Directors, throw a fundraiser or awareness event, or assist with other organizational needs.

Make a Donation

There are many ways to donate to YAF! Donate online, initiate a bank transfer, or mail a check to our offices. Don't see your preferred method listed? Get in touch!

advisory council

Have you had to navigate the world of school placement, disciplinary issues, or special education for your child? Interested in having your voice heard?

Sign Up For our newsletter

It's easy to join our mailing list!
Just send  your email address by text message:
Text YAFUPDATES to 22828 to get started

Message and data rates may apply.

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Twitter: @YAF_Boston