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National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference


March 3-6 2024 | #NYAR24
Hyatt Regency in Downtown Savannah
2 W Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401


For over 32 years, the National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference has continued to provide quality, relevant training for all people interested in the well-being of youth, including but not limited to: Teachers at all levels, Principals and Assistant Principals, School Counselors and Psychologists, Health and Human Service Counselors and Personnel, Criminal Justice Professionals, Business and Community Leaders, Volunteer Service Providers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers.

NYAR’S 2024 KEYNOTES

Dardi Hendershott

Dardi Hendershott is co-founder of Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC and co-author of Supporting the Wounded Educator: A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care with husband, Joe. Dardi is a certified health and wellness coach, a trained and formerly licensed therapeutic foster/adoptive parent, and a huge advocate for professionals seeking to find balance in their lives. Her passion is to equip, empower, and encourage people with HOPE through a trauma-sensitive lens toward overall health and wellness.


Dr. Manuel Scott

Dr. Manny Scott is an inspiration to millions worldwide as an original Freedom Writer whose story is depicted, in part, in the hit movie, Freedom Writers. Despite a troubled upbringing and a seemingly hopeless future, Dr. Scott has overcome unimaginable obstacles and achieved incredible success. He has dedicated his life to helping others, traveling up to 300 days per year for over 20 years to inspire and empower educators, students, and leaders.


Keith Brown

Named a “World Class Speaker,” and one of the top speakers and consultants in Education by “Insight Publishing,” and International Speakers Network, as well as a “Social Impact Hero,” by, “Thrive Global,”  Keith empowers hundreds of thousands of people annually, many of whom are in Colleges, School systems, Supplemental education agencies, Family advocacy agencies, Foundations, Government agencies, Faith Based Institutions, Corporate America and the “I’M POSSIBLE Institute,” where he coaches and trains Speakers, Authors, Entrepreneurs and all those seeking to expand their Impact and Influence Nationally and Globally.

March 3-6, 2024   |   #NYAR24

Last updated: 2/21/2024