Advocates for Youth

Washington, DC   |  www.advocatesforyouth.org

Mission

Advocates for Youth partners with youth leaders, adult allies, and youth-serving organizations to advocate for policies and champion programs that recognize young people's rights to: honest sexual health information; accessible, confidential, and affordable sexual health services; and the resources and opportunities necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth

Ruling year info

1980

Principal Officer

Debra Hauser

Main address

2000 M Street, NW Suite 750

Washington, DC 20036 USA

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Formerly known as

Center for Population Options

EIN

52-1173590

NTEE code info

Reproductive Rights (R61)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (E01)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Advocates for Youth Programs

Advocates provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policymakers, youth activists, and media in the United States and developing countries. Advocates' program areas include: HIV/STI Prevention; Teen Pregnancy Prevention; Adolescent Contraceptive Access; The Future of Sex Education; Rights. Respect. Responsibility. Campaign; Youth Empowerment; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Initiatives; Youth of Color Initiatives; Parent-Child Communication; International Initiatives; Public Policy; and New Media Strategies.

Population(s) Served

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Advocates for Youth

Board of directors
as of 8/17/2016
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Robin Brand

Summit Strategies

Term: Oct 2013 - Oct 2016


Board co-chair

Jamila Perritt

Robin Elliott

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

Karlo Barrios Marcelo

Karlo Marcelo Consulting, LLC

Judith Senderowitz

No Affiliation

Kathleen Adams Strategic Planning Partner

Rosetta

Robin Brand Principal

Summit Strategies

Linara Davidson Chief of Staff

Mayhor's Office of Criminal Justice

Daniel Dozier Princpal

Smoot Tewes Group

Shereen El Feki Author

Robert Garofalo Director, Adolescent HIV Services

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Erica Gibson Adolescent Medicine Specialist

University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Chilren's Hospital

Kirin Gupta

No affiliation

Kimberly Hoover Partner

Allyson Advisors

Miriam Madrid

No affiliation

Carly Manes Centennial Initiative Coordinator

PPFA

Garrett Mize

No affiliation

Suzanne Petroni Senior Director, Gender, Population & Development

International Center for Research on Women

Hector Sanchez-Flores Executive Director

National Compadres Network

Fred Sherman Chief Operating Officer

Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program

Monica Simpson Executive Director

SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective

Heather Smith

No affiliation

Valerie Tarico Author

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No