As a young person who has experienced and overcome homelessness, policymakers should be listening to your recommendations about how policies and systems should change. Your recommendations can change systems so that fewer young people experience homelessness and more young people who experience homelessness are served appropriately and quickly.
You are powerful.
This toolkit is intended to give you all of the information you need to know about the policymaking process and effective advocacy strategies. In addition, this toolkit will teach you how to effectively build relationships with policymakers and influence their support of your policy recommendations. Finally, this guide also talks about strategies for sharing your personal experiences while ensuring that you choose what and how you share.