The Young Advocates is a leadership program for young adults ages 18-25 who are interested in public health advocacy. The Young Advocates program is coordinated by the Institute for Public Strategies. Young Advocates can be volunteers or participate as part of an internship program. They gain meaningful experience preventing binge and underage drinking and other alcohol-related harms and promote health-affirming strategies and neighborhood vitality with an emphasis on alcohol in retail/commercial environments, social environments, and public spaces, as well as social norms regarding alcohol. IPS looks for Young Advocates with diverse backgrounds and experiences, such as those with lived experiences related to alcohol harms and those from different cultural backgrounds including those who are fluent in additional languages beyond English.

If you are interested in the Young Advocates Leadership Program please email your resume and a cover letter to

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