Advocacy involves speaking and taking action, but it also includes listening and learning. Whether we agree or disagree with someone else’s opinion, hearing that opinion can grow our perspective on the world and make us better advocates.
Take some time to read, watch and hear the voices of other young people, and listen to what they have to say. If you’re aged 12 -25 and would like to send through a submission head to the Share page.
This campaign is about young people living with mental health challenges, inspired by a young person, at time during a global pandemic when the mental health of young people has never been more challenged. We sat down with seven young people to talk about mental health and their experiences.
Driven by personal experience and a passion around mental health, one of our young people sat down with seven young Australians to discuss their mental health experiences, personal challenges and how they could reduce the stigma.
We live in a strange world, where children must sacrifice their own education in order to protest against the destruction of their future. Words by Lydia 24 VIC.
YChats is a podcast series featuring a mix of real-life stories from young people together with a mix of high profile personalities and professional speakers to offer practical support and advice.
Ashleigh is a young journalist who has participated in the YMCA Victoria Youth Press Gallery program. Find out about what Ashleigh’s time as a Youth Press Gallery member looked like, and meet the members of the 2020 Youth Press Gallery.