Audio Stories – Youth Engaging in Anti-Racism

Audio Stories – Youth Taking Action Podcast – has launched a new 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…

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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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Transgender Day of Visibility

Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual awareness day to celebrate the lives and contributions of transgender and nonbinary people around the world. This day is dedicated to celebrating accomplishments while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve Trans Justice.  TDOV was created…

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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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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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