Taffy Bowes

Taffy Bowes of Madison has worked for Madison Youth & Family Services for almost 20 years. She has helped to develop many programs for them, including Gay and Straight People, Violence Prevention Program, Women of the World, Reach Out, Peer Advocates, and many more. She is a licensed professional counselor with more than 16 years of experience. Taffy is responsible for the prevention work of Madison Youth & Family Services. In referencing her work with youth, Taffy states, “The work I do is based in the belief that young people have the intelligence and the soul to be powerful actors in this world. Teenagers help me stretch and grow—and they are entertaining.” Through Taffy’s
influence, Madison’s youth have increased their level of sensitivity and acceptance of differences in others.