Our Expertise, Your Success.
Looking to build youth engagement and involvement? Laying down the foundation to bring Youth Peer Advocates to your agency or expanding on current structures? YOUTH POWER! is here to help you with this and more!
Our Regional Youth Partners are young adults with lived experience both as a young person involved with state systems and as young adults in peer leadership roles. With their expertise and the knowledge, connections, and resources throughout our network, we support agencies, organizations, and individuals working to build youth voice and peer support across the state.
Through FREE* trainings, one-on-one support/technical assistance, and group networking/support opportunities, we work to ensure your success and the success of young people you engage.
Examples of support available include, but is not limited to:
- Trainings for Youth
- Trainings for Adults
- Building and Sustaining a Youth Advisory Council
- Increasing Youth Guided Practice
- Supporting Self-Advocacy
- Implementing Youth Peer Services including hiring, onboarding, supervision, and retention
- Increasing Youth Engagement
- Peer Leader Support and Development
- Youth Peer Advocate Leaders
To request assistance, or for more information, contact your local Regional Youth Partner of fill out the form below.
*Intensive support that requires more frequent travel or assistance beyond what is traditional offered may have associated costs, but generally speaking support is available at no cost.