The purpose of the YLD Regional Summits ("Summits") shall be to promote and develop growth, education, leadership, and outreach to ABA YLD Affiliates by:
- Facilitating the implementation of Regional Summits among state and local Affiliates with guidance from the ABA YLD Affiliates Assistance Team;
- Creating an accessible, intimate environment for state and local Affiliates to access resources and insight available through the ABA YLD;
- Providing educational programming and training, including areas of interest to Affiliates such as programing, mentoring, leadership training, and networking;
- Fostering dialogue among ABA YLD Affiliates and Affiliate Leaders in order to carry out more collaboratively their service of leadership;
- Fostering a cooperative spirit and information sharing between the ABA YLD, YLD Affiliates and other young lawyer groups; and
- Assisting ABA YLD Affiliates and Affiliate Leaders to enhance the value of Affiliate membership to new and young lawyers.