Healthy School Meals Advocacy Project

Location(s): Boyle Heights

A program for the youth of Boyle Heights and their families to become their own advocates for change. Participants will learn to become health advocates and ambassadors of nutrition at their schools, as well as within their families and the community. They will gain an understanding of the connection between school eating environments and academic achievement. The youth will be developing leadership skills as they become involved in research, evaluation and creating an action plan. They will also participate in workshops and develop a robust marketing campaign.