California walks youth leaders: Peer-mentorship & leadership development for community-driven healthy transportation advocacy
In this session, Youth Leaders will present how they initially engaged in VideoVoice, why they work with Cal WALKS, what they've experienced traveling statewide mentoring youth and adults, what community successes have occurred, how Video Voice has influenced their future career paths and led to active CBPHC Youth Council participation.
Discuss the background and history of Cal WALKS Youth Leaders. Explain impacts of Youth Leaders on professional development and community health career plan choices. Identify the role and significance of Cal WALKS support team for program sustainability.
Keywords: Advocacy, Youth
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: MariaJose Diaz Ayon is a junior at South High School in Bakersfield, CA, and has been a VideoVoice Trainer with California WALKS for over 5 years. MariaJose has traveled across California and to nationwide conferences to present and lead workshops training youth, public health professionals, and community members on VideoVoice best practices.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.