Youth Advisory Council

Eye to Eye: Discussing Sensitive Topics with Youth

There is a flurry of activity at the Oregon School Based Health Alliance lately as our  Youth Action Council prepares for our 2014 School Health Conference pre-conference workshop: Eye to Eye on Thursday, October 9th from 1-4 PM.

Youth Voices: Tobias Rubel's speech at 2014 SBHC Awareness Day

Tobias Rubel is the communications director for OSBHA's Statewide Youth Advisory Council. He recently shared this speech at SBHC Awareness Day in Salem on February 26, 2014. Learn more about Tobias and the Statewide Youth Advisory Council.

Who in here is an expert in law? Anyone? No? Okay great. Anyone in here a health care professional? No? Alright. But who in here has been positively impacted by the healthcare provided by health centers in schools? There we go. I ask because you don’t have to be a lawyer, or a doctor, or a politician to make a change in your community. Every person in this room is making a positive change simply be coming here today. Every one of you has the merit to speak to your representative about your opinions; it is your constitutional right!

Youth Voices: Skye Garrett on her SBHC experience

Skye Garrett is the operations director for OSBHA's Statewide Youth Advisory Council. She recently shared a version of this story at SBHC Awareness Day in Salem on February 26, 2014. Learn more about Skye and the Statewide Youth Advisory Council.

Eagle Point HS students provide Cover Oregon outreach: Q&A with Ceci Robe

Ceci Robe is the SBHC manager at Eagle Point High School in Medford, Oregon. In recent weeks, she worked with members of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) to provide Cover Oregon outreach to students and staff on the high school campus. In this brief Q&A, Ceci talks about the Cover Oregon outreach project, how their YAC operates and engages students, and what kind of impact the project had on participants and the school climate.

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