Sharing Your Experience for Change

Written by: Michelle Vance Several years ago, I sat down for lunch with two young adults and our Department of Human Services’ Executive Director. The young adults were at the office to shadow the Director for a day so that she could hear their stories and they could learn how…

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Perspective: Mental Health Crisis Mobilization Teams

Written by Sam Skinner Last time I spoke about the Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA), Oregon's first episode psychosis program for youth and young adults. This week I'd love to talk about another community resource that is crucial for people experiencing mental health crisis: mental health crisis mobilization teams.…

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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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Rockstar Feature: Change Matrix

The 2020 Rockstar Awards have come to a close, and there are so many people to thank for the amazing RAVE we had on Twitch. This year, we introduced the Rockstar Fundraiser, a way to sponsor Rockstars and give them perks to help them in their professional journey for youth…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Al Exito Iowa

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/ Al Exito Iowa is the recipient of the Organization of the Year Award This…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Luisanna Cruz

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/ Luisanna Cruz is the recipient of the Tricialouis Gurley-Millard Youth Advocate of the Year…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Diamarilys Gonazlez

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/ Diamarilys Gonzalez is the recipient of the Tricialouis Gurley-Millard Youth Advocate of the Year…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Youth MOVE Nevada

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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/ Youth MOVE Nevada is the recipient of the Chapter of the Year Award This…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Te Jay McGrath

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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/ Te Jay McGrath is the recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for…

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Rockstar Spotlight: Kayla Morgan

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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/ Kayla Morgan is the recipient of the Marlene Matarese Advocate for Youth of the…

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