Association of Youth Leadership Forums

Sports Activity Night in Missouri - Basketball, Softball, and Line Dancing Governor Nixon - Missouri Youth Leadership Delegates at the Capitol in the Governor's Office Missouri Youth Leadership Forum Delegates Group Discussions with Mentor A delegate from the 2009 Kansas YLF celebrates visiting the accommodations table during the Real Life Affair, while volunteers celebrate with her. The 2012 Kansas YLF delegates pose for a picture with Governor Sam Brownback at the State Capital. A group of female delegates from the 2012 Kansas YLF link arms and smile for a photo outside of their dorm. Group photo while at the Oklahoma State Capitol, with Lt. Gov. Lamb A group of Oklahoma delegates, alumni and staff having fun Oklahoma group participating in a team building activity called Toxic Waste Team picture at YLF awards luncheon in South Dakota Exercise in setting goals at the 2012 YLF in South Dakota South Dakota YLF Delegates Delegates taking a tour of California State University Sacramento bookstore Delegates cheering during California YLF Olympics California delegates listening to opening session speaker Sarah Triano Two North Carolina delegates laughing over the Ariel ball getting to know each other better North Carolina YLF 2012 delegates and staff playing the String Game A group of delegates wait at the bus stop by the NCSU bell tower as part of their travel training to downtown Raleigh, NC. Washington state delegates Washington state delegates Delegates in the state of Washington work on a project I have a dream, Virginia Delegate (green) shows off her creativity Personal Leadership Plan Arkansas YLF at the governor's office An Arkansas delegate and counselor laugh together Arkansas delegates talk over a table covered in newspaper Iowa delegates at the Iowa National Guard helicopter base in 2012

It is the purpose of the Association of Youth Leadership Forums (AYLF) to improve employment and independent living outcomes of youth with disabilities transitioning from high school by promoting throughout the United States and its territories, the replication of the California Model: Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (YLF).

To identify students with disabilities who have exhibited leadership skills and to equip them with the additional training so they may become leaders by example.