Youth Empowering Social Status hosts Embrace Your Disability

BISMARCK, N.D. - An organization is promoting self-confidence and career advice for youth living with disabilities.

Youth Empowering Social Status hosted Embrace Your Disability at the Bismarck Event Center, featuring motivational speakers and panels on navigating college and new careers.

“This conference brings huge validation to what we do as YESS,” said Erin Pasley, YESS president. “We want to fill that age gap and here we are fulfilling it. And seeing all these people, all these adults caregivers, students, youth, being here says a lot about the work that we do."

More than 100 people attended the conference, including a surprise visit by Former Miss America Cara Mund.