2018 Independent Living Youth Conference


This conference is held annually to educate, support and empower youth, ages 15-21, 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


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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!

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Youth Registration

Registration will open June 18, 2018.  Will close July 20, 2018.

Chaperone Registration 

Registration will open June 18, 2018.  Will close July 20, 2018.


Dates and times for the Chaperone Webinar:

Tuesday, June 26, 2018      10:00am-11:00am

Thursday, July 5, 2018          1:00pm-2:00pm

Wednesday, July 11, 2018    9:00am-10:00am

Friday, July 20, 2018              2:00pm-3:00pm

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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