2023 Youth Empowerment Summit
August 7-13, 2023
Birmingham, Alabama

Established in 1997, NBDA’s Youth Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S!) Program prepares and provides tools for Black Deaf and hard of hearing youths age 13 to 17 years old to become future leaders and advocates through leadership training & mentoring, skill building activities, educational workshops & forums, interaction with Black Deaf adult role models & professionals, and educational field trips. The 2023Y.E.S! Program will be held in coincide with the 2023 NBDA National Conference.

(Photo Credit: Andrew Robertson Photography)

2015 Youth Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S!)
Louisville, Kentucky

2023 Youth Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S!)