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A group photo of diverse youth with disabilities and program staff at a training for the Youth Action Council on Transition YouthACT).

YouthACT Team Profiles Highlight Youth Leadership & Advocacy

NCWD/Youth has published profiles of the Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT) teams. YouthACT is a national initiative to get more youth with disabilities and their allies involved as leaders who partner with adults and organizations to improve opportunities for youth to succeed in life. The profiles feature seven of the teams who were competitively selected to participate since the initiative began in 2013. Each team tells their story of how they have worked together to promote youth voice, advocate for issues important to them, and bring about positive change in their communities.

YouthACT Thundercats from Twin Cities Metro Area, MN

YouthACT Guiding Lights from Indiana

YouthACT Yo! Up & Down from California

YouthACT SoCal P.O.S.S.E. from San Bernandino, CA

YouthACT Masterminds from Denver, CO

YouthACT Seize Control from Philadelphia, PA

YouthACT Youth M.O.V.E. from Twin Cities Metro Area, MN

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