July 22 – 24, 2023

Siena College, Loudonville, NY

 Youth Power is hosting the 9th annual University of Youth Power (UYP). University of Youth Power, a youth-led peer leadership conference that provides Youth Peer Advocates (ages 18-30) and change agents the opportunity to build skills and expand their professional network. Students choose one of the three tracks: 
Peer Advocacy, Systems Advocacy, or Recovery Advocacy. 

If you are a youth registering for UYP and you need to bring a support person, they must register and pay the event fee at bit.ly/UYP23SI



We encourage the education and empowerment of young people with social, emotional, behavioral health, and cross-system challenges by offering scholarships to the University of Youth Power (UYP). Youth, young adults, and Youth Peer Advocates, ages 18-30, that exemplify leadership qualities are encouraged to apply for a scholarship.
If selected for a scholarship, you can attend UYP for FREE.

Exhibitor Information

UYP Student Resource Fair on July 23rd at Siena College, Loudonville, NY. There is NO COST to table. Exhibitors are encouraged to join UYP Graduation!

Support Our Youth & Become a Sponsor!

Your sponsorship will underwrite the registration fee for youth to attend UYP, meals, boarding, activities, and swag bags. Your logo will also be on all materials and here on our webpage! 


For questions about professors, scholarships, and/or general UYP questions, please contact Ian Kundel at ikundel@ftnys.org or call/text 518-209-1788.