Who We Are

Youth MOVE Miami – Through the Arts is a local chapter of the youth-led organization Youth MOVE National. Our mission is to be equal partners in the systems of care transformation by using the perspectives of youth. We envision a Children and Youth System of youth and young adults while respecting their cultural values and promoting their well-being through continued education, empowerment, and support.

Who We Serve

  • Youth and young adults ages 12 to 26.
  • Youth who may need mental health and/or substance abuse support.
  • Youth in recovery.
  • We accept all youth!

Youth MOVE Miami does not discriminate by reason of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, spirituality, beliefs, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

What We Do

Youth MOVE Miami is a youth-run organization that provides a platform for youth voice and advocacy. We encourage youth to be a part of the decision making process. We strive to support and improve behavioral health services by:

  • Promoting positive change in the system of care.
  • Advocating an raising awareness of youth rights.
  • Respecting different cultures.
  • Motivating wellness and success.

How We Do It

  • Youth executive leadership board
  • Youth advocacy in systems of care
  • Chapter meetings
  • Recruitment and engagement
  • Outreach in the community
  • Enrichment activities
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Liberation arts
  • Stigma reduction projects
  • Art workshops