Reflections on the 2015 Youth Program: Cameron Estrada

By Cameron Estrada, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council Member on August 4, 2015 In June, I had the great privilege to travel to Austin, Texas, to participate in the Youth Program at the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention. It was an opportunity that I am deeply grateful for. On my first day in Austin, … Read more

2015 Youth Program: Learning to Focus on Right Now

By Nicole Carillo, School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council Member on August 11, 2015 Teens are often told that they are the future, that they will be the ones that run the world one day. Very rarely are they told that the present is what matters. Everything is so focused on the future and planning, that time escapes … Read more

The Youth Track at the School-Based Health Alliance Convention

By Tyler Lang, Youth Advisory Council Member The Youth Track is one of the many great activities at the School-Based Health Alliance’s annual convention. The Youth Track is designed to help educate our nation’s youth about the ever-changing world of school-based health centers, and about health care in general. They accomplish this by bringing in … Read more

A Special Thanks to Our Outgoing Youth Advisory Council

By Melissa Akers, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance When we launched our inaugural Youth Advisory Council in 2013, I didn’t know what to expect. This was the strongest step the School-Based Health Alliance ever took towards purposefully integrating the youth voice into our organization. After personally speaking with all of the candidates, I knew we … Read more