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YouthLink A voice for youth on national policy and priorities Connect for Kids A virtual encyclopedia of information for adults who want to make their communities better places for kids
Some Advocacy Strategies Compiled from "Ideas for Simple and Not So Simple Advocacy Strategies". Reprinted From: September 1995 issue of the Child Care Law Center's Working for Change journal) National Center for Youth Law A Private Non-Profit Law Office Serving the Legal Needs of Children and their Families
Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) An organization that advocates for ending anti-gay bias in schools Youth Voice A youth-directed organization, which strives to interject the unfiltered opinions of youth into public debate. We work with issues which affect youth, and involve young people in the creation of solutions to these issues
Youth Vote Coalition A national nonpartisan coalition of diverse organizations dedicated to engaging youth between the ages of 18-30 in the political process The Children's Partnership A national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to inform leaders and the public about the needs of America's 70 million children, and to engage them in ways that benefit children
Nonprofit Advocacy and Lobbying Educating charities about the important and appropriate role lobbying can play in achieving their missions ACTIVISM A democracy dropout reversal clearinghouse encouraging maximum youth participation
Advocacy Manual Contains some basic tools for contacting and influencing legislators National Association of Child Advocates The forum where child advocacy leaders from across the country convene to share ideas and exchange information, formulate joint efforts and coordinate strategies, sharpen their skills, and increase the impact of the child advocacy movement
Advanced Consulting: The Advocacy Gurus This site contains some resources for effective advocacy The Child Advocate ChildAdvocate.net serves the needs of children, families and professionals while addressing mental health, medical, educational, legal and legislative issues
National Youth Advocacy Service A ‘not for profit’ children’s charity which offers socio-legal advocacy services to children, young people, parents, carers and professionals. NYAS provides independent representation and advice, ensuring that the voice of children and young people can be heard in all matters affecting them Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice Action Center This page is designed to connect you to the information, the people and the resources you need to get involved and promote juvenile and criminal justice reform
National Youth Advocacy Coalition The only national organization focused solely on improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth through advocacy, education, and information The Freechild Project Our mission is to advocate, inform, and celebrate social change led by and with young people around the world
Youth Advocate Program International A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1994, opening in Washington, DC, in 1996. Our staff promotes and protects the rights and well-being of the world’s youth, giving particular attention to children victimized by conflict, exploitation, and state and personal violence ABA Center on Children and the Law Improving children's lives through advances in law, justice, knowledge, practice, and public policy


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