YES Summer Academy Registration

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YES Summer program registration is open! This four week program is designed to immerse youth in innovative and comprehensive pre-employmnet skills training situated in an empowering and supporitve community. Additionally in the 2019 summer program is the opportunity to attend the National Federation of the Blind Convention held in Las Vegas.

Who: Youth with visual impairments/blindness ages 16 - 24

When: June 23rd - July 21st, 2019

Where: San Francisco Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Registration Deadline: April 29, 2019

Cost: Applicants must have an open case with their state's vocational rehabilitation agency or other entity for funding to cover the cost. The all-inclusive (except for transportation costs to/from the program) is $7,500.

Contact: Ann Wai-Yee Kwong, Transition Program Specialist at

For details and registration information, see YES Summer Academy