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Advocates for Youth partners with youth leaders, adult allies, and youth-serving organizations to advocate for policies and champion programs that recognize young people’s rights to: honest sexual health information; accessible, confidential and affordable sexual health services; and the resources and opportunities necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth. Advocates for Youth relies on dedicated staff to accomplish our mission.
Now Hiring: Director of Abortion Access
The Director, Youth Abortion Access is responsible for supporting, expanding and growing Advocates’ abortion initiatives, including but not limited to: Youth Testify, a partnership with We Testify in which young people who have experienced abortion care are supported and trained to share their stories, highlighting the important role abortion care played in their lives as well as the barriers youth face when trying to access abortion care. These young people work to drive both cultural and policy change through the power of personal storytelling. Youth Abortion Support Collective (YouthASC), a new initiative launched in July 2020 that has already attracted more than 150 young people from across the country who are interested in providing practical support for other youth in need of abortion care and organizing against abortion restrictions. Youth Abortion Access Table (YAAT), a collaboration with URGE and If/When/How to build support for minors’ access to abortion care by shifting the national narrative from a third rail issue to one that recognizes and respects young people’s agency and normalizes youth access to care through culture shift, policy advocacy and movement building.