Youth Advisory Board

Violence Free Minnesota’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB for short) meets monthly to work on campaigns, trainings, events, and other activities to prevent youth relationship abuse. If you or someone you know is between the ages of 14 -24 and interested in getting involved in violence prevention, please spread the word and apply today! 


If I join YAB, what can I expect?


  •  Leadership development: Actively participate in Violence Free Minnesota’s programming and campaigns

  • Networking: Collaborate and meet other young leaders across the country who are equally passionate about youth leadership and preventing teen dating violence.

  • Events: Participate and lead the Violence Free Minnesota Youth Leadership Summit and create outreach and awareness events

  • Professional experience and reference: At the end of your term on the Youth Advisory Board, you will receive a letter of recommendation from Violence Free Minnesota.



Youth Advisory Board members must be able to commit to serving on the board for 1 school year and work an average of 4 hours per month on YAB-related activities such as:


  • YAB meetings and youth outreach events

  • Social media participation and outreach

  • Provide input on youth projects, policies, campaigns, and materials

  • Attend the annual Youth Leadership Summit on a Saturday in February

Applications are OPEN!

Apply here


(866) 223-1111


Violence Free Minnesota

60 East Plato Blvd.

Suite 230

St. Paul, MN 55107