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Youth Demand a Plan

posted Jan 22, 2013, 12:27 PM by BHC Boyle Heights   [ updated Jan 22, 2013, 1:17 PM by Julio Zaldivar ]

Youth Demand a Plan

by Barbara Raymond
Director, Schools, Healthy California
Dec 21, 2012

Last week's Newtown, Connecticut tragedy has sparked a serious discussion about gun control and school safety.   Young people must play a role in this conversation, so we brought together Building Healthy Communities youth leaders in Los Angeles to create a video to talk about real solutions to school and community safety, such as investing in more counseling, mentors and health services instead of turning schools into fortresses.  Watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/user/HealthHappensHere