• Hal Jackson’s Heavenly 106th Birthday
    & 50 Years of Hal Jackson’s Talented Teens International

Promoting Culture and Education

through the Performing Arts


Toni Gray

Bergen Community College

Amia McDonald

Depauw University

Alycia Byrd Richardson

Howard University


The Youth Development Foundation, Inc. (YDF) is a non-profit tax-exempt organization, which promotes culture and education with an emphasis on the performing arts. It was created to encourage diversity and intercultural relations and present innovative training and musical programs with educational opportunities for its participants.
We thank the following for their gifts of support to help meet our goals,