Public Health Youth Advisory Council
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Youth Advisory Council is a newly formed group of youth brought together to increase youth involvement within the Department. The Council is part of the Departmentís new Positive Youth Development Initiative that aims to promote positive outcomes for young people by providing opportunities that build on strengths and empower next-generation change makers to reach their full potential.
Through the Public Health Youth Advisory
directly with DPH staff at a public
health center, serving as local DPH
youth ambassadors and gaining hands-on
community-level work experience.
leadership and advocacy skills through
monthly Youth Advisory Council meetings
focused strengthening youth voice, and
personal and group competencies.
about the various public health issues
impacting Los Angeles County residents
and on how the Department works to
∑ Advise and make appropriate recommendations regarding health issues of special interest to youth within Los Angeles County, and help guide the work of the Department of Public Health.
How to Work with the Public Health Youth Advisory Council
For county or community-based programs interested in partnering with the Public Health Youth Advisory Council, please complete the Partnership Request Form.pdf and submit to: YouthAdvisoryCouncil@ph.lacounty.gov.
Requests will be reviewed in partnership with the Youth Advisory Council on a rolling basis.