21 April 2016 By Pam Case
In December 2015, the Oregon School Based Health Alliance Statewide Youth Advisory Council (SYAC) partnered with FamilyCare CCO and the Oregon Public Health Division to facilitate a youth listening session in the Portland Metro area. Over 50 youth were in attendance. Below are key findings from the session and recommendations to SBHCs based on what the SYAC heard.
13 October 2015 By Maureen Hinman
The 2015 legislative session resulted in some funding opportunities for school districts that are considering new construction or renovation of school facilities, including school-based health centers.
9 April 2015 By Tobias Rubel
On February 26, I woke up, hopped into my white 1986 Cabriolet, and drove from my home in Portland, Oregon, to the state’s capital, Salem, for Awareness Day 2015.
7 April 2015 By Rafael Otto
The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance’s (OSBHA) 2015 SBHC Awareness Day on February 26, 2015 was a resounding success and the largest event of its kind supporting the state’s school-based health centers and stimulating youth leadership, advocacy, and civic engagement. More than 125 youth and adult advocates from five counties traveled to the state’s capitol in Salem to advocate for school-based health care and bring the youth voice to legislators.