Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Youth Opportunity: Active Minds Inaugural Mental Health Advocacy Academy

 

Active Minds Inaugural Mental Health Advocacy Academy


This fall, Active Minds, Inc. will host its inaugural Mental Health Advocacy Academy for high school students. This paid opportunity is open to Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students nationwide who are passionate about mental health. The Academy will prepare students lifelong engagement on advocacy, grassroots organizing, and political engagement around mental health.

The Mental Health Advocacy Academy is a unique, paid leadership program intended to ensure that high school students have tools and resources to develop mental health advocacy campaigns that will transform change in school, community, and state culture and increase mental health resources. The Academy will be held from September – December 2021 and will be held virtually.

Please help us spread the word about this opportunity to high school students. More information & the application can be found here 

Seats are limited to 30 BIPOC or LGBTQ+ students. Applications are due on August 30, 2021. If you have any questions about eligibility or about the Academy, please reach out to our K-12 Team at K12@activeminds.org.