Youth Advisory Board
The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is a youth-centered, youth-directed group of students who address health-related issues. YAB members are in grades 9-12 and represent multiple Alameda County schools. YAB members develop skills that empower them to create healthy school and community environments through awareness and advocacy projects.
- Designs and implements workshops and presentations for educators, peers, and other stakeholders on youth trends related to the TUPE mission. Topics may include trends such as vaping, marijuana edibles, student risk-taking behaviors, etc.
- Designs and implements a county-wide public services announcement (PSA) contest in which local youth submit posters, audio clips, and video PSAs on an annual theme.
- Supports the coordination of three regional conferences: The Northern California Safe and Healthy Schools Conference (November 3-4, 2016), the Teens Tackle Tobacco High School Conference (February 9, 2017), and the Teens Tackle Tobacco Middle School Conference (March 9, 2017).