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The goal of the Young Educated Ladies Leading Summit is to empower and motivate our young women of color to excel in academics and to accept nothing less than excellence from self. The 2021 theme is Moving Into our Essence #Passion #Purpose #Power.
Books in the Highline Library
YELL 2021 Presenter and Participant Videos
Publications by YELL 2021 Featured Speakers
Mental Health Resources
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Seattle Counseling Services
Seattle Counseling services include substance use disorder services; support groups; harm reduction programs; HIV prevention programs; peer-led outreach; and, immigrant, refugee, and undocumented outreach and work to advance the health and wellness of the LGBTQ community.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Atlantic Street Center
Atlantic Street Center provides educational, family support, and behavioral health counseling services for children, youth, and their families.
United Way of King County
United Way of KC brings people together to give, volunteer and take action to help people in need and solve our community’s toughest challenges.
Crisis Connections connects people in physical, emotional and financial crisis to services that will be of help. Crisis Connections serves all people (in physical, emotional and financial crisis) with an emphasis on serving King County residents.
24-Hr Crisis Line
King County 2-1-1
WA Recovery Help Line
WA Warm Line
Presentations from Y.E.L.L. 2021
Books at King County Library System
Raíces Verdes Podcast
A platform dedicated to validating, archiving and sharing the experiences of Black, Indigenous, People of color in connection to the environment. Raíces Verdes is a storytelling platform for healing our relationship with the earth and with each other.
Our Body Politic
Our Body Politic is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of color experience the major political events of today, but how they're impacting those very issues.
Good Ancestor (Podcast)
Podcast from Layla F. Saad: "An interview series with change-makers & culture-shapers exploring what it means to be a good ancestor."
Brown Girl Self-Care
"Join Bre, aka The Self-Care Pusher from Southern California, as she shares life experiences, weighs in on current events, amps up her wellness/health habits and finds clean(ish) products to try all for the sake of taking her physical, spiritual and emotional well-being to the next level and (hopefully) inspiring other women of color to do so as well."
Rosa Clemente on Latino USA
Clemente talks about the ongoing work in movements for racial justice, how the Latinx community can take action, and where we go from here.
Connecting with YELL Speakers and Presenters
Lydia M. Faitalia: email@example.com
Diana Morales: firstname.lastname@example.org
T'wina Nobles: T’wina.Nobles@leg.wa.gov
Shukri Olow: Shukri.email@example.com