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Developing youth leadership to improve the health and wellness of their communities and schools via digital and social activism. Presented by Josh Prudowski at YTH Live 2014 workshop "Mikva ...

Developing youth leadership to improve the health and wellness of their communities and schools via digital and social activism. Presented by Josh Prudowski at YTH Live 2014 workshop "Mikva Challenge."

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    • Developing Youth Leaders and Equipping them with Skills to Change the World Josh Prudowsky Mikva Challenge April 6-8, 2014 San Francisco, CA Annual Conference on Youth + Tech + Health  
    • Mikva Challenge
    • Ac$on     Civics   Youth     Voice   Youth     Exper$se  Learn     by     Doing   Reflec$on  
    • Mikva Challenge Learn     by     Doing   Youth     Voice   Youth     Exper$se   Reflec$on   Policymaking   Classroom   Ac$vism   Elec$ons   In  Ac$on  
    • Want to be Twitter Famous?   Below  are  examples  of  different  categories  of  ‘Tweets’   Informative   Ex:  New  Article  on  availability  of  #condoms  in  #Chicago  public  schools.   Spoiler:  only  1  in  20  schools  have  them.  http://bit.ly/example   Provocative   Ex:  Sometimes  it  seems  like  #CPS  students  might  make  better  leaders   than  our  school  board.                                                   Open-­‐Ended   Ex:  We’re  building  a  #healthmovement.  #Chicago,  What  do  you  do  to   get  healthy?   Conversational   Ex:  Hey  @maryschmich,  thanks  for  covering  student  experience  in   Chicago.  Have  you  seen  what  some  youth  at  Fenger  High  School  are   doing  to  make  their  school  healthier?                                          
    • TEEN HEALTH COUNCIL
    • •  Teen Health Council: 20 high school youth from across Chicago •  Health Activism Projects: 60 projects and schools over the last 3 years –  Topics: Physical Activity, Nutrition, Healthy Relationships, Sexual and Mental Health –  Youth Health Summit: Teen Health Council train Health Activists at Summit Teen Health Council and Health Activism Projects
    • Health Activism Projects
    • 130 Chicago youth explore activism strategies and digital tools to: •  Increase awareness and understanding of critical issues •  Develop digital and media creation skills •  Build youth-inspired policy solutions •  Develop advocacy campaigns Youth Change-Maker Summers
    • •  7 weeks •  Research Question •  Each week different health topic •  Research Action Groups: Synthesize what they have learned: 1.  Root Causes 2.  Public Health Data 3.  Tell a story 4.  School-Based Health Solutions 5.  Choose health apps and websites •  End of summer present findings to Commissioner of Public Health Teen Health Council Process
    • Links Sexual Health: http://prezi.com/52p4yqcd5mmu/? utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share Nutrition and Physical Activity: http://prezi.com/52p4yqcd5mmu/? utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share Weekly Group Prezis
    • Policy  Analysis  
    • Research
    • Memes
    • Examples
    • •  Apps and websites •  White Papers •  School Health Solution Toolkit •  Expunge.io •  Meetings with Decision Makers Outcomes of the Summer
    • BEYOUMEDIA.ORG EXAMPLE:  hBp://beyoumedia.org/2014/02/18/shhh/  
    • hBp://www.expunge.io/  
    • QUESTIONS?
    • Josh Prudowsky joshua@mikvachallenge.org @prudowsky OR @healthsavants