Your Voice is Your Power (HS Edition)

What does it mean to join the Active Minds Your Voice is Your Power High School Ambassador Program?

The Ambassador program will run from late March 2021 through the end of the school year. Ambassadors will be expected to participate in an orientation, occasional check-in phone calls, and professional development opportunities throughout the three-month project. The time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours per week. All ambassadors will be asked to share their progress…

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How do I receive funding for this work?

Active Minds offered funds to up to 100 student advocates at 50 high schools (1-2 student advocates per school) to create their coalitions and receive close support from the National Office in Spring 2021. To be eligible, students should attend high school and identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ or have a commitment from a BIPOC…

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I’ve set-up my coalition. Now what?

We have tips for you! Check out this guide for policy ideas, sample meeting agendas, and the steps for advocating for change.

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How do I set-up my coalition?

Ask at least one other student group or club to co-lead this coalition with you. Then, together, contact relevant school administrators, teachers, school staff members, student groups and clubs (e.g., student government, Pride, Gay-Straight Alliance, etc.), and student leaders and invite them to join you in meeting on a regular basis to talk about BIPOC…

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