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Bullying: an act of repeated aggressive behavior in order to intentionally hurt another person, physically or mentally.

Bullying can happen anywhere. A cruel text message, being ignored or a physical harm can make you feel ignored and insignificant. At the Youth Unite you are valued! We want to hear your story and show you that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. 


The Youth Unite reaches out to youth in the Stateline Area through music therapy programs and our visits to schools to present our Character Education Assembly. If you are a victim of bullying or other emotional trauma, we are here to let you know, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. 


The Castle has been very helpful to my clients. Through music and art, they have found a much needed outlet to express their feelings and emotions. I am grateful for the help and support provided by The Youth Unite!

Amanda Isunza

Counsellor with the Beloit Sexual Assault Recovery Program

The music therapy program has been a blessing for my children! They look forward every week to going to the Castle. It has made our lives better.

Mother of Music Therapy Students

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In 2015, The Youth Unite received a grant from Ecolab to begin our Music Therapy program and it has been an enormous success. The program has changed countless lives and this year we received another Ecolab grant to continue to offer Music Therapy to local youth who have been victims of trauma and abuse. Thank you Ecolab for your continued support of our community. 

The Youth Unite does...

Concerts showcasing youth

Character building

Anti-suicide assemblies

Music Therapy scholarships

Music school

Summer camps and programs

Free summer concerts in the parks

Check out this clip of our team presenting the story of the two wolves during a Character Education Assembly at an area high school

NEW!!!      Summer 2019


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for games, music, and movies!

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Fun with Puppets

Join us at Riverside Park 10:30am-12 on Saturdays

Summer of 2020 for

fun with puppets and live music!

Brittnay founded The Youth Unite in 2008 as Miss Beloit and she continued to strengthen the project as Miss Madison Capital City. After retiring from the Miss America Organization, Brittnay graduate cum laude from Beloit College and magna cum laude from St. Thomas University School of Law. Brittnay is now a member of the Florida Bar.  While in law school Brittnay was an active participant in the St. Thomas Public Interest Law Society, Criminal Law Society, Palermo Program, Phi Alpha Phi, and Phi Alpha Delta. Brittnay's dedication to academics and education reform is evidenced by her passion for pro bono activism and strengthening artistic programs for at-risk youth.


While in law school, The St. Thomas Law Review extended an invitation to Brittnay to compose a comment about a novel issue of law. Brittnay chose to write about the struggles of bullying victims in Florida and the limited relief offered to these victims by Florida courts. Brittnay will continue to lobby on behalf of victims of bullying as she uses her Juris Doctor to help those who need legal assistance. 

Meet Our Founder: Brittnay Lee Wittnebel, Esq.
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