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International Youth Leadership Council

IYLC is comprised of undergraduate college students attending DC metro area universities who come together to advocate for U.S. foreign policies and United Nations agreements and declarations that recognize and support the health and rights of young people around the globe.

Know Your IX

Know Your IX is a survivor- and youth-led project that aims to empower students to end sexual and dating violence in their schools. Organizers educate college and high school students about their rights to an education free from gender violence and discrimination.

Muslim Youth Leadership Council

MyLC is comprised of a cohort of Muslim young people from across the country, working together to challenge Islamaphobia in the U.S. These create safe and supportive spaces for LGBTQ Muslim youth.

Student Organizing

Student Organizers are high school and college student leaders who serve as activists, advocates, and spokespeople at the local, state, and national level. With the support of Advocates for Youth, they lead issue-based campaigns for school, local, or state policy changes that support young people’s sexual health and rights.

Young Womxn of Color 4 Reproductive Justice

The Young Womxn of Color Leadership Council is a group of 14-24 year old young womxn of color who serve as the leadership team for the YWOC4RJ Collective. YWOC4RJ organizes to decrease sexual health disparities in communities of color.

YouthResource Leadership Program

YouthResource is a leadership program designed by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people of color. YouthResource members advocate around LGBTQ health and rights isusses in their communities and on their campuses.

Engaging Communities around HIV Organizing

ECHO recruits, trains and supports a cohort of young people living with HIV to serve as leaders in the fight to end HIV stigma and criminalization. Recognizing HIV’s impact on young people of color, including Black and Latino YMSM and trans youth of color.

1in3 Campaign

At the center of the campaign are young people working on their college campuses and in their communities to de-stigmatize abortion and build a new dialogue around abortion—one that centers the voices and needs of those most impacted.

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