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YOUTH POWER! is a New York State network run for and by youth and young adults. We work to ensure young people have meaningful involvement on all levels of the services they receive. We ensure the availability of Peer Support through persistent advocacy, technical assistance and by offering training and education opportunities.

Our Priorities

The YOUTH POWER! Priority Agenda will guide our advocacy efforts through 2016. As a network we will set and reach goals which will transform service systems so that young people get the support they need with the respect and dignity they deserve. Check out the Priority Agenda here!

New Training for Youth Peer Advocates Includes Online Modules

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ADVOCACY TIP OF THE DAY: The more specific you make your event, the more likely it is to attract media coverage. It also helps to try to arrange for a local VIP or public figure to speak or attend the event.
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The Families Together in New York State Annual Conference is this weekend! You don't want to miss this opportunity to join your peers and the FTNYS and YP! team at this event! Plenty to do for everyone and the perfect chance to catch up on all of our great new projects. We hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Registration for the Families Together in New York State 2017 Conference is NOW OPEN! The theme this year is Building Strong Roots for Success: Growing a Movement. To register, as well as book your ...

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ADVOCACY TIP OF THE DAY: Today is Tell a Story Day. Sharing your story is a great way not only to help make systems change but also spread hope to other young people. #YPAdvocacytips ... See MoreSee Less

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