Youth Engagement Activities

SAHM22 Community Youth Site Visit

UCSD Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Youth Activism in Action

Date & Time: 

Saturday, March 12, 2022 – 12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. PST*

Session Description - This hands-on session will provide context to some amazing work young people are doing in San Diego that serves as an effective exemplar of high-level youth engagement. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from and be inspired by the youth and their adult allies from the UCSD Center for Community Health.


Learning Objectives - By the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

1)  Identify ways in which high school students advocated for healthy changes in their communities.

2) Experience the impact youth activism has had on one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in the country (City Heights).

3) Dialogue with YAC students and their adult allies to explore challenges and benefits of youth activism activities 


*Does not include travel time between the conference hotel and site visit location (approx. 20mins each way). Transportation and lunch will be provided. 


For more information contact Chinwe Efuribe, MD, MPH or Gordon Duvall, DNP at [email protected]

The following session is not eligible for attendees to earn CME/CE credits.

Register for this session online when registering for the meeting.