Resources and Trainings

Youth MOVE Nationals Change Initative

YMCI Coaching & Professional Development portal. Youth MOVE National has posted a series of videos, activities, information, and discussion topics focus on an area of interest that are important to the Youth MOVE Change Initiative (expanding workforce development for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC youth!). Youth MOVE CO is highlighting the following videos for 2022 Mental Health Awareness Month.

Mental Health & Youth of Color: In this engaging episode of our Ask the Expert series, Solome Tibebu, Director of The Upswing Fund, and Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble, Founder & Director of The AAKOMA Project, discuss how mental health stigma and care access gaps show up in communities of color, and the steps that funders, stakeholders, and providers can take to reach youth of color and support their emotional and mental health. View Presentation

Unpacking Stigma in Latinx Communities: The LatinXpert is hosted by Gabriela Fresquez. The LatinXpert explores all things Latinx in media, politics, and social empowerment. Gabriela is a Mexican-American actor and host who has appeared in over 40 network and national television shows and commercials. She’s previously co-hosted the nationally syndicated Latin Nation on LATV, the docu-web series, Inspira, DocTalk on the Documentary Channel, and Take Part Live on Pivot TV. View Presentation

Radical Self-Care & Activism with Blair Imani: Blair Imani is a critically acclaimed historian, author, educator, and influencer. Her scholarship spans the subjects of intersectionality, gender studies, race and racism, sociology, and United States history. The NY Times praises Blair’s unique ability to create “progressive lessons with vibrant visuals and a perky, quirky delivery.” View Presentation

Celebrated since 2005, CMHA Day and Month are recognized each May to highlight the importance of supporting the mental well-being of children, youth, and young adults. Access Resources here.

Thank you to Youth MOVE National and the resources provide to Youth MOVE Chapters to celebrate CMHA 2022