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Bravehearts - Motivating Others through Voices of Experiences (M.O.V.E.) NY

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Bravehearts M.O.V.E. New York

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The mission of the Bravehearts is to empower young adults touched by the child welfare system to become active and authentic leaders in their own lives as they transition into adulthood.

Located in Westchester County, Bravehearts M.O.V.E. New York is the chapter-lead for the state and an authentic youth-led non-profit. They work to improve services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education and child welfare.

A Braveheart is any young adult, aged 14-26 who has overcome adversity, persevered through difficult times and come out as a stronger and wiser version of themselves.

Additional Information

When you come to Bravehearts, you're part of a family!

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AdvocacyCriminal Activity/Delinquency/Juvenile JusticeCrisis ManagementCultural Awareness/CompetencyDisability RightsDomestic ViolenceMental HealthSafety for Persons with DisabilitiesSelf-AdvocacySelf-Directed CareSupport GroupsTransition PlanningTransitioning from Juvenile JusticeTransitions to AdulthoodYouth Peer Support and Advocacy

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