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Engaging Youth in Public Health and Advocacy: You Can Do It! (Springfield)

March 5, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In case of inclement weather: If Springfield Public Schools are closed, the training will be postponed to March 12th.

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Presented by the Community Health Training Institute

In this free training, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the youth engagement and youth development as it relates to coalition building and advocacy. We will explore strategies for recruitment, engagement, and sustainability, particularly focusing on advocacy and policy change issues. The workshop will be interactive and engaging, and address specific challenges of the participants.

By the end of the training, participants will be able to

  1. Understand the youth development approach and why youth engagement improves program outcomes
  2. Identify tips for building relationships for working with youth and supporting youth
  3. Explore strategies to increase youth-adult collaboration, particularly in the advocacy and policy change arena
  4. Identify barriers and solutions for next steps

Trainer: Laurie Jo Wallace, Health Resources in Action

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This training will also be offered in Brockton on February 25. More info


March 5, 2015
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm