youth engagement

Apply to be a Student Health Advocate!

Applications for our 2018-2019 Student Health Advocate group are now open. 

Applications just opened to be a part of the Student Health Advocates with the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance. This is a 9-month leadership opportunity for students ages 14-22 in the Portland Metro area who are interested in school-based health and health equity.

Creating Engaging & Powerful YAC Projects Webinar

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) projects provide opportunities for students to collaborate, build skills, and advocate for their communities. Engaging projects are also essential for retention of YAC members. Whether you have a YAC or are thinking about starting one, this webinar will provide you with tools to create engaging and powerful YAC projects.
  • Identify what makes a YAC project successful
  • Review key benefits and best practices for youth-adult partnership
  • Give concrete examples of engaging and powerful YAC projects

Intro to Youth-Adult Partnerships Webinar

Whether you have a Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) or are thinking about starting one, this webinar provides an introduction to youth-adult partnerships, with a focus on promoting positive youth development and partnering with youth in a way that elevates the youth voice.

SBHC Advocacy, Youth Leadership & Civic Engagement

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.
 
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