Advocacy


PYD also engages in advocacy efforts and collaborates with other agencies in order to further the inclusion of youth with disabilities on a national and international scale. You can read more about some of our current collaborations and initiatives below:

Mentor and mentee with visual impairments pose togetherNational Disability Mentoring CoalitionThe National Disability Mentoring Coalition is a collaboration between many mentoring and disability organizations that strives to increase the awareness, quality, and impact of mentoring for individuals with disabilities across the nation. .
 
Susan M. Daniels in her trademark red hatDisability Mentoring Hall of FameThe Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame was established to honor those who are making a significant difference in the lives of youth and adults with disabilities through mentoring and to raise awareness about the importance of mentoring for individuals with disabilities.