The ultimate vision of the OHIO Youth Advisory Board is for young people in each of Ohio’s 88 counties to have opportunities to have a voice. Young people throughout Ohio need and deserve leadership opportunities.    #YouthVoiceMatters


If you would like to host a Youth Leadership Retreat in your county, please contact lisa@fosteractionohio.org

Here is a sample agenda of the retreats that we facilitate.
The OHIO YAB provides toolkits for existing YABs, with specific instructions.


  1. Allen
  2. Athens
  3. Cuyahoga
  4. Franklin
  5. Greene
  6. Guernsey
  7. Hamilton
  8. Lake (NE Board, which includes youth from Ashtabula and Geauga)
  9. Lorain
  10. Lucas
  11. Mahoning
  12. Miami
  13. Montgomery
  14. Stark
  15. Union County