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These resources have
1) Empower young people to be healthy, safe, and effective advocates
2) Help adults support youth advocacy
All of these resources are adapted from our program training. They have been developed through our iterative, evaluations-based approach by Jack.org staff in consultation with young leaders. The entire approach is overseen by our expert mental health committee.
Leadership & Advocacy
Defining Leadership & Advocacy.
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How to Engage an Audience
How to Be a Dynamic Speaker
How to Tell a Story
How to Tell a Story Safely
How to Motivate an Audience
How to Speak on Stage
Taking Action and Planning Activities
Understanding Your Community
How to Advocate for Systems Change
How to Maximize Your Social Media Impact
How to Respond to a Suicide at Your School
Supporting Youth Leadership
How Staff Can Best Support Youth Leadership
Effective Youth Engagement in Mental Health