The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a group of students who are affiliated with The Coalition for Youth of Lower Merion and Narberth.
Founded in 2009, the YAC (Youth Advisory Council) is comprised of 18 high school students from Lower Merion, Harriton, Agnes Irwin, Baldwin, Barrack Academy, Haverford School, Friends Central, and Shipley, who come together to improve quality of life for youth in their community. YAC's mission is to establish a relationship between youth and adults to identify problems and develop solutions that benefit all sectors of our community.
YAC Accomplishments 2012-2013
YAC Accomplishments 2011-2012
YAC Accomplishments 2009-2011
Students are mentored by Coalition member Stephanie Newberg, M.Ed., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., a psychotherapist and educator, and Joe Vulopas, Director of Education for Minding Your Mind and Executive Director of Aevidum.