Motivating Others through Voices of Experience

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The Movement

We’re a youth-driven, chapter-based organization dedicated to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.

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Latest News

LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Resources

Hey there, Youth MOVErs! Lydia (they/them) and Madeline (she/they) here, working from Massachusettes and Indiana. As LGBTQ+ advocates, this exceptionally vulnerable population has been on…

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What Youth MOVE Members Are Saying

Youth MOVE has opened up a myriad of opportunities for me. I testified before the Senate Health and Provider Services Committee at the Indiana State Capitol in support of a bill that established a State Suicide Prevention Coordinator and ensured that schools employ suicide-prevention policies.
Youth MOVE Indiana
Youth MOVE gave me a support network of people I can relate to on an intimate and personal level. They get me. They understand having a mental health condition and trying to maintain a healthy well-being.
Youth MOVE Virginia
I have been able to be myself, to be better than I was the day before. I have been able to become more of a leader and I’ve explored and traveled to different places and met new people.
Youth MOVE North Carolina