Youth Organizations

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

Website: mindingyourmind.org

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.

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/MYLIFEyouth

Pa Youth Conference

Website: payouthcongress.org

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

Website: pyln.org

The PYLN is a statewide network of young people that come together to create positive change in their local communities and beyond.

Systems Improvement Through Youth (SITY )

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Youth Development Project, established in 2009, formalized the role of youth in the DHS Improving Outcomes for Children and Families Initiative. The project endorses the DHS commitment to involving all stakeholders in services planning and to improving the lives of the children, youth, and families who receive services.

Transition Age Advisory Group, Value Behavioral Health (TAAG )

TAAG Brochure

“TAAG” OR Transition Age Advisory Group and Beacon are committed to promote and enhance effective communication between Beacon Health Options HealthChoices youth and young adults, their families, and other stakeholders.

Youth Advisory Board (Child Welfare Resource Center Statewide)

Website: www.payab.pitt.edu

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.

Website: psoc.dbhids.org/for-youth

National Organizations

Youth MOVE National

Website: www.youthmovenational.org