About us

Building a better future for young adults is the cornerstone of the work being done by BYL. Starting with our communication programs for youth—and leading into our PR placement initiative; where life and communication skills are further enhanced by businesses partnering with our program to offer young graduates experience in their fields of interest.

Our Mission
To inspire and encourage healthy living and wellness by developing positive communications skills, self-awareness and resiliency in women and youth whose lives have been affected by terminal illness; young adults seeking higher education in the field of communications; and women in underserved communities seeking access to behavior health information and resources.

Our Vision
Through the utilization of effective communications skills, we intend to develop healthy communities by focusing on the mental and physical well being of women and youth. 

Our Values
Caring Attitude – BYL will demonstrate compassionate support and concern.
Diversity – BYL will recognize those from all cultures and backgrounds in distressed situations with special needs.
Integrity and Accountability – BYL will maintain the highest level of integrity in its administrative, educational services, and outreach activities.
Partnerships – BYL will develop and maintain strong partnerships with the community in which it serves as well as a variety of strategic stakeholders that serve as ambassadors for the organization.
Respect – BYL will encourage the youth as well as adult participants, encouraging them to develop new life skills to manage stressful situations.
Financial Sustainability – BYL will work to be a lifetime resource for creative expression, therefore striving to deliver on the mission with thoughtful strategic choices that ensure sufficient financial resources.