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Advocate Academy is a virtual, 10-week-long intensive course designed to empower youth within the political sphere. In classes of 15-20 students, youth will gain valuable information, hands-on experience at the local level, networking, and professional development opportunities. Students will also have the opportunity to work with Youth Will and put their knowledge into action.


Weekly on Saturdays at 10am to 12pm from April 30th to July 2nd.​​


Meetings will be held on Zoom and the link will be sent via email.


We offer a two-week free trial and request a one-time $20 fee to continue the following weeks. For a fee waiver, please email


Week 1 (4/30)

Training - Organizing and Political Research

Week 2 (5/7)

Training - Storytelling, Lobbying, and Guest Speaker

Week 3 (5/14)

Training - Public Comments, Letters, Emails, and Guest Speaker

Week 4 (5/21)

Training - Transformative Power

Week 5 (5/28)

Training - Campaigns

Week 6 (6/4)

Integration into Youth Will

Week 7 (6/11)

Youth Will Advocacy Work

Week 8 (6/18)

Integration into Youth Will

Week 9 (6/25)

Youth Will Advocacy Work

Week 10 (7/2)

Youth Will Advocacy Work



By completing this form, you are enrolling in the first cohort of the Advocate Academy starting April 30th, 2022. 

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