Connect and collaborate with others who care about our youth, here in the District. In addition to DCAYA events, we share happenings that may be of interest to others in our Youth Advocacy family, from events with DCAYA member organization to networking and professional development opportunities. We may also highlight general opportunities to support DC youth as well as events within the larger network of organizations that provide services to them.

  • Dec 13 Wednesday

[Afterschool Alliance] Webinar: The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Part I

  • 2:00 pm

About this webinar: Today, more than 10.2 million children participate in an out-of-school time (OST) program, which provide an array of enriching learning opportunities, from building Rube Goldberg machines to student-led service learning projects. The OST field has come a long way over the past two decades, and the newly released book, The Growing Out-of-School-Time…

  • Dec 13 Wednesday

[Critical Exposure] DCRYPTION Photo Exhibit

  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Critical Exposure’s Youth Internship hosts their photo exhibit Wednesday, December 13, at Thurgood Marshall Center.

  • Dec 15 Friday

[DC Council] Roundtable on Graduation Rate Accountability

  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

From Councilmember Grosso: Councilmember David Grosso [announced] the scheduling of a public oversight roundtable of the Committee on Education on graduation standards in District of Columbia Public Schools and to account for how they are being met…The purpose of this roundtable is to review graduation policies and rate at Ballou Senior High School. Please reach…

  • Jan 8 Monday

[Fair Chance] Praxis Partnership Application Deadline

  • 5:00 pm

From Fair Chance: The Praxis Partnership is a 12-month, customized capacity building engagement designed to increase organizational effectiveness, sustainability, and growth. Each year Fair Chance partners with a select cohort of nonprofit organizations that are likely to benefit most from our intensive, holistic capacity building approach, and have great potential to improve the lives of…

  • Jan 31 Wednesday


  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join Campaign for Youth Justice and DC Alliance of Youth Advocates at Landmark E Street Cinema for a special screening of ‘They Call Us Monsters’ in Washington, DC.

  • Mar 28 Wednesday

Spring Member Event

  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Save the date.

  • Apr 1 Sunday

[Generation Hope] Scholar Application Deadline

  • April 1, 2018

From Generation Hope: Generation Hope began in March 2010 when Nicole Lynn Lewis, a former teen mother who attended the College of William & Mary while raising her infant daughter, decided to put her dream of helping more teen parents beat the odds in motion. She envisioned an organization that would encourage and support other…

  • Apr 7 Saturday

What do you mean “THOSE” young people?

  • 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us after a matinee performance of Underground Railroad Game at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, for a discussion tackling the intersection of ageism and racism, through a Positive Youth Development lens.

  • Jun 28 Thursday

Summer Member Event

  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

You. Us. Local 16. More details TBA.