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Leaders for Change

"Leaders for Change was the best conference I have ever been to. I felt knowledgeable, liberated, & empowered."

November 16th – 19th, 2018
Asilomar Conference Center
Monterey, California 


Leaders for Change (L4C) is Foster Youth in Action's annual convening of our FYA Family - young people with experience in foster care and youth-led groups who are organizing across the country to radically change the foster care system in their state and region. This conference is special time to celebrate each other, raise up local issues, build critical youth organizing and advocacy skills, and share strategies to build our national movement. 

Activities & Workshops 

Powerful Ignite Talks
Youth & Group-Led Workshops 
Identity & Affinity Groups 
Showcases of Local Action & Policy Roundtables 
Performance, Expressive Arts, And Healing-Centered Practices 
Celebration of Foster Power

Go here for stories and impacts from the 2017 conference! 

Go here to read a report on the 2018 Conference!

For more information, please contact Anna Gennari at @anna@fosteryouthaction.org.