YAB is an opportunity for student participants to share their thoughts and opinions on how they and their communities are affected by air quality, tobacco and nicotine, asthma, and access to healthy food. Through their involvement with YAB, students will gain confidence to advocate for healthier, equitable community resources.
Why join YAB?
Develop leadership skills, professionalism, critical thinking, and improved communication and teamwork skills
Share your thoughts and opinions on the needs of your communities
Complete an advocacy project that represents the impact the issue has on your community
Develop a critical advocacy skillset in gaining confidence to become actively involved in decision-making processes for you and you communities
Gain responsibility for determining YAB priorities
Requirements to Apply
Students must meet the following criteria:
Nomination by an afterschool program Facilitator
Complete an online application (link to form below)