Youth MOVE National Welcomes New Executive Director, Mark Saint Amour

Dear Youth Advocates,  We are excited to announce that Mark Saint Amour (they/them/their) will be joining Youth MOVE National as its next Executive Director!  Mark was selected as a result of a national search that included a competitive field of more than 120 candidates. Throughout our selection process, we were…

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Saying Goodbye to Johanna Bergan

Dear Youth MOVE Family, It has been a journey! The Youth MOVE National Board of Directors is preparing to announce and introduce our next Executive Director this week (I am so excited for you all to hear!), and I am preparing for my last day in the Executive Director role…

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Celebrating a Youth Voice Champion: Kristin Thorp

This summer is filled with so much reflection and hopeful notions for the future of Youth MOVE National. As we honor where we have been through the history of Youth MOVE National, share our new strategic plan, and welcome a new Executive Director, we want to feature another youth voice…

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Audio Stories – Youth-Driven Organizational Development

Audio Stories – Youth Taking Action Podcast – has launched their fifth episode of season two! Audio Stories – Youth Taking Action – is a miniseries sponsored by the National Training and Technical Assistance Center and Youth MOVE National. Audio Stories is a project created to look at the important work that youth…

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Youth MOVE National Shares 7 Key Goals in New Strategic Plan

Strategic planning is the process to identify strategies that will best advance an organization’s mission. Youth MOVE National has been in this planning process for the past several months. There are many reasons that 2021 included launching a new five-year strategic plan for us. To start with, we had accomplished…

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Reflecting on Recent Cultural Crisis Events

The last few weeks have been tough. In other years, around this time,  we may have been focused on celebrating grads, starting summer schedules, and wrapping up our Mental Health Awareness events. This year we knew the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder needed to be remembered, honored, and serve as…

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Guest Post: Youth MOVE Ohio Highlight

Written By: John Dellick This blog highlights events that Youth MOVE Ohio has participated in during the month of May! Youth MOVE Ohio is a youth and young adult-led organization devoted toward improving services and systems to promote youth inclusion, mental wellness, positive supports, and healthy transitions. You can learn…

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