Youth MOVE National's RockStar awards recognizes organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to improving the lives of youth and youth-serving systems, including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare. Read More
A Guide for Youth: Understanding Trauma
How to Start a Conversation
This new tool brings awareness to trauma and its impact on young adults. Use it to start a conversation with a youth OR check it out to make the connection between traumatic experiences and the experiences you are currently facing.
It’s a peer to peer relationship with young people sharing the same experiences, trauma, successes and challenges in life through the like minded work and activities carried out together in voice although apart in miles. Youth M.O.V.E. Houston
Youth M.O.V.E. Seminole is a part of Youth M.O.V.E. National because it provides an excellent support system of people and groups from around the country to gain assistance from, collaborate with, and grow with.
In two weeks: don't miss this webinar opportunity! Presented by Peter Gamache, Ph.D. we'll cover the topic of working with youth and young adults in the LGBTQI2-S community. Register now before Thurs. Oct. 26 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
"The Sentencing Project released a fact sheet analyzing the Justice Department data since the start of the century. In 2001, Black youth were four times more likely to be incarcerated than White youth. But in 2015, Black youth were five times more likely than White youth to be incarcerated."
BONUS! We asked Jordan of Listen, Lucy for one last reason why sharing your story is beneficial to her overall wellness. The answer: a sense of community and connecting with people who’ve had similar experiences. And we agree!
Why share your story? Reason #5 of 5: Finding your purpose. If you’re a youth advocate looking to use your personal story as a way to advocate, you can learn more and find resources at listenlucy.org and youthmovenational.org. Listen, Lucy #wellnessweek
When sharing your story, there are potential negative consequences on your environmental wellness to consider, but ultimately Listen, Lucy's Jordan Corcoran found she gained a support system that was understanding. #wellnessweek