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Health Happens with Youth Media!

posted Apr 30, 2013, 2:19 PM by Julio Zaldivar   [ updated Apr 30, 2013, 2:19 PM ]


Maldonado colorby Albert Maldonado
Program Manager, Youth Development
Apr 29, 2013
Each week in the 14 BHC places, young people knit together experiences at school, at work, at home and in their neighborhoods to tell stories about how health happens. This month, they investigate proposed changes to the Academic Performance Index, and cover a transportation issues forum in Merced. They make connections between immigration rights and gay marriage, or between violence in our neighborhoods and abroad. Youth reporters interview local government, create PSAs on water conservation and kayak the Salton Sea with elected officials.

Download the April issue of "Health Happens in Youth Media" here  or visit http://ymbhc.wordpress.com/ for more youth perspectives on community health.
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