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What We Do

Youth MOVE Maine provides many programs for youth to get involved with!

Advisory Council

Youth MOVE Maine’s Advisory Council is a leadership program, where youth get a direct role in developing community programs and workshops.

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Social Media Journalism Internship

Youth MOVE Maine’s Social Media Journalism Internship is designed to enhance youth voice through skills development, community awareness, and writing practices.

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Trainings and Workshops

Youth MOVE Maine provides training to youth-focused organizations to become more youth guided. In addition to technical assistance trainings, Youth MOVE Maine also provides youth-centered workshops on a range of topics.

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Youth Support Partners

Youth Support Partners are young adults who have been resilient through their own challenging life experiences. Youth Support Partners are trained to develop strong relationships with youth who are referred to the program.

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What Youth Say

Youth voice is the cornerstone of Youth MOVE Maine, this is what youth say about us:


"Whenever Youth MOVE comes up in my life, that's all I think about."

-Youth in Northern Region



"Youth MOVE Maine is awesome. There is always a lot of energy so many cool and outgoing people. Youth MOVE Maine helps me be involved in the community."

-Madina Abdi (Mid-Maine)

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"Since becoming SMJI, I feel like I have become part of a family that can talk, share anecdotes, and laugh with each other. Youth MOVE Maine is one of the best experiences I've had."

-Megan Hutchins (Mid-Maine)

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"For those of us whose mission in life is to change the world, Youth MOVE Maine is the first step in making a difference. This organization gives a voice to the ones that are otherwise silenced."

-Miranda Kramer (Mid-Maine)



"I have been inspired with Youth MOVE Maine they help me with all the help I need like when I am lost and worried and just when I feel like a loaner, I always contact the Youth MOVE Maine. I feel like they help. Youth MOVE Maine inspired me, I believe that it's a good spot to be. I really love it! Youth MOVE Maine is a place to be, y'all never get lost you will love Youth MOVE Maine."

-Johoro Ibrahim (Mid-Maine)



"I'm on the Advisory Council for Youth MOVE Maine, it has been such a great experience for me. All of my ideas and thoughts get heard and recognized. All of the people are really open and excited for others. I love working for a new future that I now have a voice in."

-Megan F. (Northern)

Latest From Our Blog

November Youth Highlight: Brooke

Posted By Samuel Chamberlain

Brooke is one of the many youth who engage with Youth MOVE Maine's programs on a daily basis. Brooke is looking to go to college to be a Veterinary Technician. 1. Tell us a little about yourself... Well I'm Brooke I'm 19 I work at Stillwater Health Care as a Dietary Aid.

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October 27, 2016 No Comments

October Staff Highlight: Sayre

Posted By Samuel Chamberlain

Sayre is our Regional Coordinator in our Bangor Region. Sayre sits on many community committees and boards. She also conducts many of our youth focused activities including workshops, YSP trainings, and other community based activities. How long have you been with Youth M

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September 28, 2016 No Comments

October Youth Highlight: Austin

Posted By Samuel Chamberlain

Austin is a member of our Bangor Regional Office, and a member of our statewide Advisory Council. Tell us a little about yourself… Hi, my name is Austin Sargent! I am a sophomore in high school. I am very interested in sports such as football. A fun fact about myself i

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September 28, 2016 No Comments

3 Regional Offices across Maine!

Youth MOVE Maine operates 3 regional offices across the state! Our offices are hubs of youth-focused activities! Find an office near you to get involved in one of our many programs across Maine.