Online Program

Strategies and best practices for engaging youth in policy change

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Yoojin Lee, MPP, Trainng and Capacity Building, Health Resources in Action, Boston, MA
The speaker will define community organizing principles and share strategies, best practices, and skills for engaging youth in policy change efforts. The speaker will also describe different levels of youth-adult collaboration to achieve policy change goals.

Learning Areas:

Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs

Learning Objectives:
Define community organizing Identify strategies for community organizing and engaging youth

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have supported youth to engage in policy change efforts for 13 years. As Senior Trainer and Manager at Health Resources in Action, I have provided trainings, coaching and technical assistance to hundreds of youth and adults to achieve public health outcomes at the local and state level in Massachusetts and beyond. Prior, as Executive Director of the Boston-area Youth Organizing Project, I supported youth from low-income, communities of color to win policy change victories.
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.