Advocates for Youth is thrilled that the House of Representatives passed the LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act (H.R.4176) last week. We urge the Senate to join their colleagues in taking this critical step to ensure that LGBTQI+ people aren’t left in the dark.
Abortion has always been and will continue to be healthcare that those of us who can become pregnant will seek out–even at grave cost to ourselves. Rest assured, abortion access will not disappear in this country.
After years of ongoing advocacy, Advocates for Youth applauds the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies for introducing its FY 2023 spending bill without unnecessary and discriminatory restrictions on federal funding of abortion for the second year in a row.
“We are glad to see that so many of the changes that student survivors, organizers, and survivor advocates have pushed for are included in the proposed regulations. We will continue to uplift student survivors' experiences and advocate for regulations that meet student survivors’ needs as the Biden administration finalizes their Title IX rule.”
The Court has let the gun lobby’s interests take precedence over basic public safety. Advocates for Youth condemns this cruel and dangerous dereliction of duty. Nearly every day, we are losing young people to gun violence, and it has become a leading cause of death among U.S. kids and teens. Our government must stop enabling these terrible tragedies and must prioritize the health and well-being of young people.
Advocates for Youth believes that undocumented young people and families deserve better and we will not stop working alongside our youth activists to advocate for justice for detainees.