Our Youth Action programs support the leadership of our young people through authentic interactive programs in Civic Engagement, Career Pathways, Health & Wellness, and School Climate.
(Instagram photos courtesy of Eden Youth and Family Center)
► Read Student Reflections on Health and Wellness in blog posts
- Oakland High School Youth Advisory Board
- Youth Advisory Board Report 2018-19
- Healthy Living; Healthy Drinking Methods; Healthy Lifestyle - May 2019
- High Fructose Corn Syrup and Why It's Bad - March 2019
- Your Life, Your Choice - March 2019
- How Sugar Can Kill You - March 2019
- Healthy Living - January 2019
- The Importance of Water - January 2019
- Hayward Coalition for Healthy Youth, Youth Advisory Council
- Stress in School
- Oakland International High School’s Fall Internship Wraps Up!
- Jack-o'-lanterns and RAMAS
► Read Past Features
Youth Action Focus Areas
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. Learn More
Currently, there are two efforts supporting Pathways to College and Career (P2C&C): Project EAT ( Educate. Act. Thrive.) and Project Pathways. Both programs marry youth development strategies with rigorous standards-based approaches to engage students in youth centered activities and strategies. Learn More
Civic engagement embedded in real life experiences is the heart beat of a healthy democracy. View resources that inform and enlighten students on the power of civic engagement.
The Power of Collaboration: Youth Action in Alameda County.
A Special Message from L. Karen Monroe, Alameda County Superintendent of Schools: A Call to Youth Action!
Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. Karen Monroe interviews two students after an Alameda County Board of Education meeting.