"As a result of YLAT so many people have a deeper understanding of youth in care, laws have changed, new resources have been created and youth gained more confidence about being able to make a difference in the world. Personally, I have been inspired to be a better person."
– Penthea Burns
The Youth Leadership Advisory Team (YLAT) is a joint project between Maine’s Youth in Foster Care, The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, and the Muskie School at University of Southern Maine.
To Contact YLAT:
University of Southern Maine/Muskie School
34 Bedford Street
P.O. Box 9300
Portland, Maine 04104-9300