Youth Organizations, Local, State and National
Youth MOVE PA contracts with the PA Care Partnership to provide Technical Assistance and Training for the PA Care Partnership.
Youth MOVE PA
Website: Youth MOVE PA
Facebook: Youth MOVE PA Facebook
Youth MOVE PA Mission: As young adults, we will represent, empower, and encourage all of our peers and their allies to unite in educating and providing supports through advocacy to revolutionize the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
State and Local Youth Organizations
Minding Your Mind
Minding Your Mind’s primary objective is to provide mental health education to adolescents, teens and young adults, their parents, teachers, and school administrators. Their goal is to reduce the stigma and destructive behaviors often associated with mental health issues.
My L.I.F.E. (Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Development):
Website: www.magellanofpa.com/for-members/community/my-life/: Magellan is dedicated to helping to improve the lives of youth in Pennsylvania.
Pa Youth Congress
PYC is proud to be the nation’s first youth-led statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization. We operate for the purpose of effective youth advocacy, as an organization willing to work with our partners and allies from all across Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Youth Leadership Network
The PYLN is a statewide network of young people that come together to create positive change in their local communities and beyond.
Transition Age Advisory Group, Value Behavioral Health (TAAG )
“TAAG” OR Transition Age Advisory Group and Beacon are committed to promoting and enhancing effective communication between Beacon Health Options HealthChoices youth and young adults, their families, and other stakeholders.
Youth Advisory Board (Child Welfare Resource Center Statewide)
The Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is comprised of current and former substitute care youth ages 16-21. Youth leaders on the YAB educate, advocate, and form partnerships to create positive change in the substitute care system.
Youth MOVE Philadelphia
Youth MOVE Philly is a local chapter of Youth MOVE National (Motivating Others through Voices of Experience). Youth MOVE Philly is devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.
PA Youth Advocacy Network
The PA Youth Advocacy Network seeks to provide skills-building and advocacy opportunities for teens who have an interest in mental health. Youth advocates, connected as a powerful network for change across the Commonwealth
Youth Era works to empower young people and create breakthroughs with the dedicated systems that serve them.
Youth MOVE National
Youth MOVE National envisions a future in which young people are valued as empowered leaders, advocates, and designers of communities that are built for all youth to thrive.