Youth Empowerment Summit

Youth Empowerment Summit (YES)

The 13th Annual Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) will be held Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at Mission High School, located at 3750 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114.

This conference is primarily for youth in middle and high schools. If you are looking for resources as an adult please check out our resources for Adults & Advisors and sign up to volunteer

GSA Network Presents YES, Logo

Building Trans & Queer 

Immigrant Resistance

Saturday November 18, 2017

Register Online NOW

Release Forms

All participants, workshop presenters, tabling organizations and volunteers must complete an Event Release/Photo Release Form. The online process for completing this process has ended.

If you need to complete a release form, please print a copy from the links below and bring the form to YES Registration.

Anyone under the age of 18, must have the form signed by Parent/Guardian.

About YES

YES is a free annual conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and ally youth activists who are dedicated to racial, economic, and educational justice for trans and queer youth. YES is youth-planned and youth-led.

Students at YES pose

Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9AM-8:30PM

Mission High School, 3750 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

Onsite Registration Opens at 9:00am on Saturday

The cost to attend is FREE! This includes workshops, resource fair, dance, drag show, plus free HIV testing. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. Check out last year's program

DANCE: The dance is open to all registered participants of YES. This year's dance will include drag show open mic (sign ups will be taken during the dance).

Support YES

Here's how you can get involved:

  • Volunteer Sign-Up Interested in supporting in a different way behind the scenes? Then sign-up for slot to volunteer at YES. More details at the link above. The deadline to sign-up to volunteer is Wednesday, November 15th.
  • Help us spread the word please! Tell your friends and community to register!

Interested in becoming a Sponsor? Email Michelle Guevara-Pozas at

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