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BECOME AN ADVOCATE TODAY

JOIN THE NETWORK

The PA Youth Advocacy Network meets regularly on Zoom, and we welcome new members! Youth advocates or professionals who work with youth and are interested in teen mental health can email payouthadvocacy@gmail.com to get started.

POLICY WORKSHOP SERIES

Do you want to be part of change for teen mental health? Join other youth for the PA Youth Advocacy Network Policy Workshop Series, Mondays in August from 5-6pm on Zoom.

You'll be part of creating a youth-led policy platform for teen mental health, to help to set the PA Youth Advocacy Network's policy priorities. Register for any and all sessions today by emailing Sarah Pesi at pesi@jhf.org

Session Schedule:
Monday, August 2nd 5-6pm: Understanding Policy Workshop
Join us for a workshop on understanding policy and an introduction to identifying policy priorities. Following the workshop, participants will be invited to select an area of research they’d like to focus on.

Every Monday from August 9th-23rd 5-6pm: Collaborative Workspace (optional)
Join us for open work hours – a space to connect, talk about research, and ask questions

Monday, August 30th 5-6pm – Platform & Research Presentation
Share your research with fellow teens and begin to create the 1st draft of the policy platform together. Identify next steps for outreach and teen input into the draft.

RESOURCES

Youth advocate and Founder of Acknowledging Mental Health in Our Teens Together (AMOTT), Ayala Rosenthal, authored a Youth Advocacy Toolkit that is accessible here.

View a flyer for the Network here.