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OHIO Youth Advisory Board

The Overcoming Hurdles in Ohio Youth Advisory Board (OHIO YAB) is a statewide organization of young people (aged 14-24) who have experienced foster care. OHIO YAB exists to be the knowledgeable statewide voice that influences policies and practices that affect all youth who have or will experience out-of-home care.

OHIO Youth Advisory Board

The OHIO YAB believes in the power of youth voice, and actively works to establish and develop county and regional youth advisory boards. It also works to influence policies and practice that impact current and former foster youth. Focus areas of the OHIO YAB include education, employment, independent living preparation, transitional housing and youth voice in court.