Practical tips and advice on organizing to create change based on the experiences of youth activists from around the nation.
The Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP) and Advocates for Youth believe that young people have a right to be involved in creating the policies and porgrams that affect their health and their future. Advocates and CHAMP also bleieve in youth's ability to change the world, beginning right in your own neighborhood. Finally, CHAMP and Advocates believe that youth have the right to honest and complete sex education, HIV prevention education, and comprehensive, confidential reproductive and sexual health services, including condoms.
You and your peers are key players in the fight for these rights. This Guide has been written to provided you--the high school activist and organizer--with tools to create change in your school, your community, and your world. You know that, too often, youth are pushed aside and ignored while others who have a huge impact on young people make decisions. You can use this Guide to ensure your voice and your peers' voices are heard!
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04.18.2013 - 04.19.2013
2013 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Summit
So Change It: A Guide For High School Youth Activists
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