Join the National Organization for Victim Assistance for a town hall that will launch the Youth Advocacy Corps, a project that seeks to elevate the voices youth leaders and to develop a new generation of young leaders who reflect the diversity of crime survivors.
In collaboration with researchers and college campuses, the Youth Advocacy Corps will provide student fellows with training, mentorship, and a paid field-placement in a local victim service organization.
The event will feature a panel discussion with advocates and survivors of violence who will share their lived experiences, thoughts, and ideas for advocacy and youth leadership. The town hall is open to college students, community members, and victim service providers.
Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
Time: 9:30–11:30 a.m., mountain time
Location: University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM
Funded by OVC, the Youth Advocacy Corps is a project of the National Organization for Victim Assistance in partnership with Rainbow Research and five minority-serving campus pilot sites: Aaniiih Nakoda College, Dominican University, The University of Texas at El Paso, The University of New Mexico, and Coahoma Community College.