Western New York Independent Living, Inc.

Young Peers Program

Young Peers empowers young people 14-26 with cross system, cross disability experience. We offer person-centered peer support in historically marginalized areas in person and online. Young Peers creates space to empower the next generation of young leaders through authentic youth involvement.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $150,000
WEBSITE: www.wnyil.org

Empowering Parents to Advocate for Inclusion

Massachusetts Advocates for Children is working to remove the barriers that exist in education to create equitable opportunities for children and youth to learn, grow, and thrive. The organization focuses its advocacy efforts on children and youth who face significant barriers, inequities, and/or discrimination because of their economic status, disability, race, ethnicity, culture, or immigration … Continued