Posts Tagged ‘California’

Lead the Way: Promoting Youth Development through Media Advocacy

July 20, 2016

This story comes from the Alliance’s youth engagement toolkit Lead the Way: Engaging Youth in Health Care. Each month, a new reflection from the field will touch on a different component of youth engagement and show how youth are leading the way in health awareness and promotion. In California, CANFIT,...

New Directions Grantees Focus on Youth and Family Engagement

April 19, 2016

Effective youth and family engagement practices at school-based health centers (SBHCs) can lead to improved community relationships and better health outcomes. Such practices can also mean improved sustainability, productivity, and fiscal health for SBHCs. This is why several sites in our New Directions for School­-Based Health grant program focused...

Lead the Way: Youth Development through Leadership Networks in California

February 18, 2016

This story comes from the Alliance’s youth engagement toolkit Lead the Way: Engaging Youth in Health Care. Each month, a new reflection from the field will touch on a different component of youth engagement and show how youth are leading the way in health awareness and promotion. The California...

California Enacts Sweeping Vaccination Law

July 6, 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on June 30 that will require most schoolchildren in his state to receive scheduled vaccines. The new law removes the personal belief exemption, allowing exemption only for medical reasons. This is only the third law of its kind in the...