2018 Independent Living Youth Conference


This conference is held annually to educate, support and empower youth who have recently or will soon age out of the foster care system. The conference is an opportunity to highlight services and opportunities available to youth and give them foundational skills for their future independence.

This Year’s Theme is

There is Always a Rainbow After the Storm


2017 ILY Brochure

 The conference will be held at

Sagebrush Inn and Suites

July 31, 2018-August 2, 2018

Conference Details

Please click here for all information regarding the conference. Information will be updated as it becomes available, so check back for updates!

Workshop Interest/Description is closed 

Workshop Interest/Description will open soon.

Exhibitor Interest/Description is closed

Exhibitor Interest/Description will open soon.

Youth Registration is closed

Registration will open late May, early June 2018.

Chaperone Registration is closed 

Registration will open late May, early June 2018.


Dates and times for the Chaperone Webinar:

TBDe 26, 2017  3:00pm-4:00pm

TBDe 29, 2017  10:00am-11:00am

TBDy 11, 2017     2:00pm-3:00pm

TBDy 14, 2017    10:00am-11:00am

I understand  that I will receive an email, from Molly Clement, the morning of the webinar date with the appropriate logon information.  Please direct any webinar questions to Molly Clement.



If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Bob Brazell at bbrazell@nmsu.edu or 575-646-0325 or 505-872-9268.

Thank You to Our  Sponsors and Donors!

They’re Special and They Help Make Our Conference Special!

Click on the logo to visit our Sponsor’s site!

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