Responding to Anti-Trans Legislative Measures Across the Country

At Youth MOVE National, Our mission is to enhance youth voice and choice across the nation. Right now, there are a handful of legislative measures that are being introduced that limit voice and choice of youth, especially in marginalized groups. For systems to be truly transformed, inclusion and shared decision-making…

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Intersectional Perspectives – Amplifying Voices of Experience

Youth MOVE National (YMN) is a youth-driven 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. A major part of that is working to expand and enhance the Youth Peer Support workforce! The…

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BIPOC & LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health: What Helps, What Harms

“Dominator Culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, reveling in our differences; in our differences this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of…

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YMCI Summit Review

Written by: Kristin Thorp The Youth MOVE Change Initiative (YMCI) launched in the spring of 2021. The program is designed to enhance and expand the youth peer workforce, with a specific intention to address the unique needs of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), and/or LGBTQIA2S+ youth. In partnership with…

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Youth MOVE National 2021 Year in Review

As we say goodbye to 2021, and hello to 2022, we are celebrating all that Youth MOVE has accomplished over this last year! In some ways 2021 has been a continuation of the pivots required of us all in 2020 - navigating the demands of continued youth engagement on virtual…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Anagha Talluri

We are excited to be highlighting the winners from this year's RAVE (Rockstar Awards Virtual Edition). A reminder to everyone that there is still time to sponsor advocacy perks for Rockstars for our Rockstar Fundraiser! https://youthmovenational.org/the-rockstar-fundraiser/  Anagha Talluri is the recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health…

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