School-Based Health Center YAC Toolkit

Ashley McAllister

Oct 7, 2020

“Nothing about us without us.” -Slogan used by disability rights activists  Oregon’s school-based health centers (SBHCs) provide comprehensive, affordable health care to young people on their school grounds. SBHCs reduce barriers such as cost, transportation, and concerns surrounding confidentiality that often keep youth from seeking the health services they need....

OSBHA September Newsletter

Ashley McAllister

Sep 30, 2020

In our September newsletter, Zeenia Junkeer shares about the importance of disaggregated data and addressing systemic racism. I want to begin by honoring the immense wisdom and strength of Native, Black, and Brown communities. Not just in this time of COVID-19, but always, many of us carry our ancestors with us and while the resilience we experience is undoubtedly tied to a...

Student Health Advocate Recruitment

Sep 23, 2020

OSBHA is currently searching for youth who have a passion for health equity to become members of the Student Health Advocate team! The application deadline is October 9th, 2020. Click here to apply.   Please feel free to share with all youth ages 14-22 you may know! We look forward to hearing from you!

OSBHA August Newsletter

Ashley McAllister

Aug 26, 2020

In our August newsletter, we share our SBHC school reopening guidelines, federal and state policy updates, and a funding opportunity.  ...

Youth Voices Forum Recap: Centering Health & Relationships When Schools Reopen

Ashley McAllister

Jul 27, 2020

On June 29, 2020, Oregon School-Based Health Alliance Student Health Advocates organized an online youth forum to gather feedback about current Oregon Department of Education policies and guidelines for school re-opening. 15 high school youth from across the state joined for a conversation about how to center health and relationships within health protocols, instructional time, and mental health...

OSBHA July Newsletter

Ashley McAllister

Jul 21, 2020

In our July newsletter, we share about open positions at OSBHA and upcoming events from partner organizations.     July 2020...

OSBHA June Newsletter

Ashley McAllister

Jun 26, 2020

In our June newsletter, our Interim Executive Director Maureen Hinman shares an update on OSBHA, we announce our upcoming youth forum, and share a video made by Student Health Advocates on how to contact your legislators....

OSBHA Statement on Black Lives Matter


Jun 1, 2020

We believe that Black Lives Matter, and today we are calling for an end to the structural racism that underlies state-sanctioned violence. We recognize that all forms of oppression are connected  — in addition to the police brutality that Black people face, we know that Black youth are disproportionately disciplined within our education systems, that Black people have less access...

OSBHA May Newsletter: An interview with Laurie Huffman & announcement of an upcoming youth forum!

Ashley McAllister

May 29, 2020

In our May newsletter, we interview outgoing Executive Director Laurie Huffman, share highlights from the Student Health Advocates, and announce an upcoming event.  ...

COVID-19 Update - Which SBHCs are open in Oregon?

May 28, 2020

Some School-Based Health Centers in Oregon are open and seeing patients, while others are closed or have modified operations.  The list below includes a list of SBHCs in each Oregon county, the latest information we have on whether they are open or closed, a phone number to reach them, and notes on operations.  OSBHA will keep this information updated if we receive any updated...