(2017) | Useful to youth with and without disabilities who are interested in connecting with each other and with promoting the youth voice in decision making.
Youth M.O.V.E. (Motivating Others through Voices of Experience) is a youth-led national peer advocacy organization committed to promoting the growth and development of youth who are involved in mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare systems.
Youth M.O.V.E. has more than 50 chapters across the U.S. where they work to provide leadership and consultation on issues surrounding youth, provide training tools and guides, and advocate for the voices of youth in all programs. The group’s national policy statement has 3 themes and 6 pillars, as follows:
Themes: Peer Support, Cultural Competency, Youth Voice
Pillars: Education, Community, Mental Health, Foster Care, Juvenile Justice, Employment
Visit Youth M.O.V.E., explore its multiple initiatives, locate your state’s chapter, and join up at: http://www.youthmovenational.org/
Contact Youth M.O.V.E. at 1-800-580-6199 and via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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