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What’s Happening at Youth MOVE PA

Technical Assistance and Engagement Coordinator Corey Ludden and Policy and Program Development Coordinator Zack Karenchak have been busy. Their ongoing work includes advocating for young adults with lived experience, maintaining a social media presence, and developing curriculums to advance the opportunities for, and voices of, young adults.


Leadership Training

A YOUTHQUAKE: Leadership Training for Young Movers and Shakers

Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Jewish Community Center Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg 3301 N Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17110


Better TogetherUpcoming: Mental Health Awareness Day 2019

Mental Health Awareness Day 2019 will be held at the Rotunda in Harrisburg on Monday May 6th from 2:30 to 3:30 and Wednesday, May 8th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Strawberry Square in Harriburg. Learn more.

Please be sure to come out and hear our speakers on May 6th and visit us at our table on May 8th and learn more about Youth MOVE PA.


Youth MOVE PA Meetings

June 1st and 2nd, 2019 - In Person Meeting

June 1st at 3 to 6 p.m. and ending on June 2nd 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Harrisburg West/Mechanicsburg
4915 Ritter Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Registration coming soon.


Past Planning Session

In November 2017, they held a strategic planning meeting that included young adults from across the state. Madeline Zielinski of Youth MOVE National facilitated, and the group helped define Youth MOVE PA’s focus and update the mission and vision.

The planning session also identified many Youth MOVE PA’s strengths, including diversity of membership, direct youth involvement, and being able to disagree effectively. As part of the mission, Ludden and Karenchak are developing two curriculums:

Youth MOVE PA is located in Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association (PMHCA) offices and works closely with PMHCA.

Social Media

Engage with us on Facebook and on Instagram.

Additional information is available by calling 717-564-4930 or emailing zack@youthmovepa.org or corey@youthmovepa.org.