mission statement

Our mission is to make safe and inclusive spaces for youth, ages birth to twenty-five, of all identities in South Carolina through education, awareness-raising, and advocacy. We are committed to collaborating with diverse individuals and organizations to achieve equality, fairness, justice, and equity for youth.


vision statement

We envision a South Carolina where all learning environments are inclusive and safe for every youth.

Upcoming Events Calendar

coalition members

The following is a list of all coalition members for the State Coalition for Youth Empowerment and Access. Links are provided.

Interested in becoming a member organization?


Able South Carolina - http://www.able-sc.org/

American Civil Liberties Union of South Carolina(ACLU) - https://www.aclusc.org/

The Arc Of South Carolina - http://www.arcsc.org/

Beginnings SC - http://scbegin.org/

The Center for Disability Resources at USC - https://www.sa.sc.edu/sds/

The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) - http://www.scdhec.gov/

EdVenture Children's Museum - http://edventure.org/

Federation of Families of SC - http://fedfamsc.org/

Girls Rock! Columbia - http://girlsrockcolumbia.org/

Harriet Hancock LGBT Center - http://harriethancockcenter.org/

Molina Healthcare of SC - http://www.molinahealthcare.com/members/sc/en-US/Pages/home.aspx

Pendleton Place - http://www.pendletonplace.org/

Provide Access - https://scaccess.communityos.org/cms/

Richland County Public Defender's Office - http://www.richlandonline.com/Government/CourtsandJudicialSystem/PublicDefender.aspx

Richland County School District One - http://www.richlandone.org/

Richland County Sheriff's Department - http://www.rcsd.net/

River Bluff High School - http://rbhs.lexington1.net/

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) - http://www.sccadvasa.org/

South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) - https://www.state.sc.us/dmh/

South Carolina Department of Social Services Independent Living Program (SCDSS) - https://dss.sc.gov/foster-care/independent-living/

South Carolina Coalition for Healthy Families - http://www.scwren.org/about/sc-coalition-healthy-families/

South Carolina Legal Services - http://www.sclegal.org/

South Carolina National Association of Social Workers (SCNASW) - http://www.scnasw.org/

Spartanburg Community College - https://www.sccsc.edu/home/

University of South Carolina College of Social Work - http://www.cosw.sc.edu/

University of South Carolina Police Department - http://les.sc.edu/

United States Department of Justice (DOJ) - https://www.justice.gov/

We are Family - http://waf.org/


A special thank you to 7th Wonder, a HUES Company, LLC, for designing our wonderful logo!