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YOUTH POWER! encourages its members and stakeholders to contribute materials for our various outreach initiatives.

  • Outreach Working Group: The Outreach Working group is a committee comprised of young leaders of YP!. The Outreach working group serves as an editorial advisory board for our publications.
  • eNews: The eNews is sent about once a month. It contains relevant information for members and stakeholders. You can sign up for the eNews on the home page.
  • Member Newsletter: This is published once a year. The Outreach Working group develops it. This is for members only.

For more information about YP!’s outreach initiatives and to learn how to contribute material, please email YP! at info@youthpowerny.org.

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19 hours ago

YOUTH POWER!

ADVOCACY TIP OF THE DAY: Be Tactful! The best self-advocates are courteous and tactful. Tact involves choosing your battles wisely, educating, and persuading. Be consistent and confident when self-advocating. #YPAdvocacytips ... See MoreSee Less

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20 hours ago

YOUTH POWER!

Join YOUTH POWER! as we discuss mental health awareness via webinar on May 31st at 12pm! See below on how to register and for more information:

bit.ly/YPMH2018

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[Text description: White background with green YOUTH POWER! logo on the top of the page. Two heads representing mental awareness on the left and right side of the flyer. Text reads: Back to the Future: Mental Health Awareness Webinar To plan for the future of mental health awareness and self-advocacy, we must first look to the past to see where we have been and where we are now. Join us for an interactive webinar presented by the YOUTH POWER! team. Thursday, May 31st, 12:00 pm, via GoTo Webinar. To register, visit: bit.lyYPMH2018, For more information, contact: Olivia Fried, Phone: 518-949-4338, Email: ofried@YOUTHPOWERNY.org, www.YOUTHPOWERNY.org.]
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2 days ago

YOUTH POWER!

ADVOCACY TIP OF THE DAY: Know Your Rights- A successful self-advocate is informed. Take the time to learn your rights! The Internet is a valuable source of information. The Web sites of government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education provide a wealth of information on the legal rights of individuals with disabilities. #YPAdvocacytips ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

YOUTH POWER!

Join YOUTH POWER! as we discuss mental health awareness via webinar on May 31st at 12pm! See below on how to register and for more information:

bit.ly/YPMH2018

#YPAdvocates

[Text description: White background with green YOUTH POWER! logo on the top of the page. Two heads representing mental awareness on the left and right side of the flyer. Text reads: Back to the Future: Mental Health Awareness Webinar To plan for the future of mental health awareness and self-advocacy, we must first look to the past to see where we have been and where we are now. Join us for an interactive webinar presented by the YOUTH POWER! team. Thursday, May 31st, 12:00 pm, via GoTo Webinar. To register, visit: bit.lyYPMH2018, For more information, contact: Olivia Fried, Phone: 518-949-4338, Email: ofried@YOUTHPOWERNY.org, www.YOUTHPOWERNY.org.]
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5 days ago

YOUTH POWER!

ADVOCACY TIP OF THE DAY: Request Specific Accommodations- Be specific about the type of accommodation you need. Don’t just ask for “communication.” Explain that you need a qualified interpreter, specify the type of interpreter, and provide information on where to find interpreter services. Don’t be afraid to ask for what you need! #YPAdvocacytips ... See MoreSee Less

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