¡Palabra!: Youth Ally

Youth Ally: A person who acts in partnership with young people, but does not identify as a juvenile. A youth ally grows out of cultural, social, and institutional relationships, partnerships, and mentoring. An ally of youth is a person who supports and stands up for the rights and the dignity of the youth, especially when young people are not present or otherwise capable of representing themselves.
Source: comunidades-justas.org

Aliado/Aliada a los jóvenes: Una persona que actúa en colaboración con los jóvenes, pero que no se identifica como un menor. Un aliado juvenil surge de las relaciones culturales, sociales e institucionales, las colaboraciones y el mentoreo. Un aliado de la juventud es una persona que apoya y defiende los derechos y la dignidad de la juventud, especialmente cuando los jóvenes no estén presentes o no sean capaces de representarse a sí mismos.
Fuente: adaptado de comunidades-justas.org

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