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September 3, 2021 E-Blast

~This email contains updates on the Live Well San Diego Youth Sector and new opportunities for youth and young adults in San Diego County~
Please share the opportunities in this email with youth and families

MAKE  YOUR  VOICE  HEARD

The City of San Diego Youth Commission is Reactivated

The Youth Commission will facilitate the participation of teenagers and young adults in local government, as well as provide City officials an opportunity to hear and address their ideas and concerns.

The Commission will meet at least four times a year and be composed of 20 members that are 14 to 22 years of age and reside in the City of San Diego.

To apply:
Missed out on the Youth Sector's
Tiktok and Instragram Trainings?


Click here to view our Opportunities and Resource page to find the
Zoom recordings and presentation slides

OPPORTUNITIES

San Diego County Office of Education is hosting sessions to promote
Equity Blueprint Implementation

 
Last Session for Cycle 1:
  • 9/7: Foundations of Identity
All sessions take place from 3:00-4:30pm

Click here for the PDF with links to register!
 
YOUNG ADULTS
&
VACCINE CONFIDENCE


~~WEBINAR~~

Wednesday, September 8
12:15pm - 1pm PST


Click here to RSVP
The Mental Health Advocacy Academy is a unique leadership program intended to equip high school students with the tools and resources to develop mental health advocacy campaigns that will enact change in their schools and communities, as well as increase mental health resources.
 
Benefits of joining the Academy:
  • A total stipend of $1,500, divided into two payments
  • Professional Training from nationally renowned policy and mental health experts
  • Networking opportunities to meet and connect with other young mental health advocates
Click here for the Mental Health Advocacy Academy Application

BACK  TO  SCHOOL  HELPFUL  INFO

Back to School ANXIETY Event for Teens

Coping with Anxiety, Helping Friends, Anxiety Stories!

 
Youth ages 12+ Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Visit
http://www.coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine
to schedule a vaccination appointment


COVID-19 Vaccine has been proven to be safe and effective

Youth Leadership Team

The Youth Sector recruited 15 youth from across the region with diverse lived experiences with foster care, the criminal justice system, being LGBTQ+, and differing learning abilities to participate in the Live Well San Diego Youth Leadership Team.

The Youth Leadership Team has started their next phase of the program: Engagement on various Boards, Commissions, and Committees throughout the County!


They have also started planning their youth-led Town Halls that will begin this fall!

Follow us at @livewell_sd on Instagram to meet the Youth Leadership Team, stay up to date with opportunities and announcements, find out about resources and Live Well partners, learn helpful information about living well, and more!
The  Live Well San DiegoYouth Sector creates youth-led opportunities for young people in San Diego County to build communities that are healthy, safe, and thriving.  
 

Reach out to us with any questions or comments at  LiveWellYouth@sdcounty.ca.gov
 
Visit Our Youth Sector Website






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