• group photo taken at the 2016 Leaders' Dinner.
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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Happy Fri-TAY! Submit your proposal today for the 2017 Transition Age Youth Institute. The event will occur Tuesday & Wednesday, September 26 & 27, 2017. Submit Today: bit.ly/TAY2017 #NYTAY1...

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ADVOCACY TIP OF THE DAY: Never be too ashamed to ask for help. Always remember that seeking support when needed is part of self-advocacy.
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Don't miss your chance to be a professor or activity leader at the premiere youth peer leadership conference, University of YOUTH POWER!. Proposals are due next Friday, March 3, 2017.

We are seeking proposals for Peer and Systems Advocacy topics, as well as activities for all students. Help make this year bigger and better than ever, submit your proposals today!

For more information or to download the forms, visit www.YOUTHPOWERNY.org/UYP/

[Image Description: Screenshot of the second page of the professor and activity leader form that lists the topics we are seeking for systems advocacy, peer advocacy, and activities for all majors. Form available at www.youthpowerny.org/uyp/]
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Upcoming youth summit in Brooklyn! The BCS Youth Action Summit will address issues facing young people from underserved neighborhoods, strategies that have been impactful, and ways to support youth initiatives. ... See MoreSee Less

Join us next week Tuesday, February 28, 2017 for the Voices for the Future of Brooklyn Youth Action Summit at Saint Francis College. Our Commissioner, Bill Chong will be one of the featured panelist. ...

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