A collage of photographs of African American families and children, all smiling for the camera.

Becoming a Youth Leader

Becoming a Youth Leader
A group of youth leaders pose and smile for a photograph.

This page is dedicated around the How. I’m a youth/young adult, how can I get involved? I am a parent, how can I help my youth/young adult to become a self-advocate or youth leader? We are a community-based organization (CBO) or state agency how can we include youth with special health care needs (YSHCN) voices into our programs?

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Our Vision

With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

Our Mission

Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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