Youth Advocacy Toolkit
A Toolkit for Building the Field of Ethical, Authentic, & Youth-led Advocacy
This toolkit is designed to provide guiding principles and a framework for developing and supporting youth-led advocacy, using the best practices Juvenile Law Center's Youth Advocacy Program has gleaned over the past 15 years.
What You’ll Find in this Toolkit
This toolkit provides extensive knowledge, recommendations, and practical tips to develop and sustain youth-led advocacy programs. You’ll find guiding principles that reflect Juvenile Law Center’s approach, and important anecdotes and youth reflections. You’ll also find tip guides, policies, and protocols we encourage you to use.
Explore this resource bank and use our documents and templates to support your work and programs.
Meet The Experts
Our team of experts have extensive experience and are available to answer questions and for interviews.
Our Youth Advocacy Program Groups
This program engages young people who have been involved in the juvenile justice system, offering them an opportunity to assess the system's strengths and weaknesses, and then develop and implement advocacy projects to improve the system.