APHA Webinars: Nothing About Us Without Us: Authentic Youth Engagement in Public Health - July 16 & Environmental Justice - July 18

July 03, 2019 11:19 AM | Anonymous

Positive Approaches to Adolescent Health 

Encouraging healthy behavior can result in what the 2016 Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing called a “triple dividend” — benefits for the adolescent now, for their future adult life and for future generations.


Don't miss the final adolescent health webinar co-sponsored by APHA and the Office of Population Affairs and Office of Adolescent Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Nothing About Us Without Us:  Authentic Youth Engagement in Public Health


July 16, from 11 - 12 p.m. CST


This webinar will identify best practices and feature examples for planning for and ensuring authentic youth engagement in public health programs and practices for adolescents. 


Participants will learn how to:

  • Define authentic youth engagement;
  • Identify best practices or guiding principles for authentic youth engagement in public health;
  • Identify strategies used to effectively engage youth in various roles that affect their healthy development; and
  • Discuss suggestions from youth on how to improve their involvement in program planning, implementation, and evaluation. 
Elizabeth Berard


Elizabeth Berard, MPH, Youth Branch Chief, Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID

Topic: What is youth engagement?


Maria Trent


Nikki Payne, Assistant Vice President, Delta Health Alliance

Nakisha Watts, PhD, Program Manager, Delta Health Alliance

Topic: Authentic youth engagement in practice.


Achieving Environmental Justice in the 21st Century: The Way Forward

Join APHA and the National Environmental Health Partnership Council on July 18, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. CST for a webinar tailored toward learning more about environmental justice, racism and the resources available to communities, practitioners and the public. The webinar will also highlight various partnerships working to create awareness and address racism and environmental justice.

REGISTER HERE: https://apha.org/events-and-meetings/apha-calendar/webinar-events/2019/environmental-justice

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