Fight ableism. Include & empower all.

PYD's goal is to create a world where young people with disabilities will be able to live with dignity and pride in who they are, and to lead self-determined lives filled with purpose. To make this happen, we build the skills and abilities of young people with disabilities, and increase the inclusivity of workplaces, organizations, and communities.


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Three staff members (Regina Snowden, Kristin Humphrey, and Anna-Maria (former staff member) pose for a photo with three of our youth at Mentor Appreciation Night

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Three PYD members pose for a photo at Mentor Appreciation Night, all smiling

PYD celebrated 18th Annual Mentor Appreciation Night

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2019 Boston Inclusion Community Training

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