Youth MOVE National 2020 Year-in-Review

Written by Johanna Bergan 2020 brought us all unimaginable challenges and changes. I frequently wonder what my February 2020 self would have said if I could explain where I would be in December. Would I believe myself? Weeks in lockdown, weeks in quarantine, absolutely no travel, hours of Zoom meetings…

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YMN Joins Change Matrix on Leadership Podcast

Recently, Johanna was invited to join an episode of 'Living Adaptive Leadership,' a new podcast by Change Matrix. In this episode, she explores the many ways she lives out adaptive leadership principles in her work at Youth MOVE National. Listen to Episode 2 of Living Adaptive Leadership: Youth https://youtu.be/RVNBeYMnfEA At…

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The Power of Self-Affirmations

A Special Note from YMN: As Youth MOVE National continues it's a commitment to Black Lives Matter, providing resources in response to COVID, and being a leader on youth engagement, we have taken time to create a general flow of blogs for the coming months. Over the last couple of…

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Holding Space During Facilitation for Difficult Conversations

Written by Johanna Bergan Gifts You Can Offer to Youth Advocates Right Now I have always found a special need for space to sit in a group and let free flow discussion and processing happen. This is especially important, and a source of nourishment, in the midst of change-making. Our…

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