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Health Happens in Youth Media Newsletters Archive


Each week in the 14 BHC places, young people knit together experiences at school, at work, at home and in their neighborhoods to tell stories about how health happens.

July 25, 2013: Trayvon Martin Special Edition. Download.

June 27, 2013: School Funding, Dress Codes, Molly, Toxic Waste and Schooling Mayors on Youth Issues. Download.

May 30, 2013: School bus cuts, Latino graduation rates soar, living with a mom with diabetes, and trash as art. Download.

April 25, 2013: Academic Performance Index, Peacebuilding, Environmental Awareness and Kayaking the Salton Sea. Download.

March 28, 2013: Undocumented student clubs, breaking the cycle of addiction, household toxins, and trash pickers. Download.

February 28, 2013: Guns, Lockdown, Snacks, Farm Subsidies, Parks, and Saving the School Choir. Download.

January 31, 2013: School Safety, Health Centers, Depression, and Changing Neighborhoods. Download.

December 21, 2012: Restorative Justice, Food Bill of Rights, Stress Management, Housing, Parks, and Youth Reactions to Newtown. Download.

November 3, 2012: School Discipline Legislation, School Lunch, Flooded Trailer Parks and More Election Coverage. Download.

September 27, 2012: Why Teen Moms Dropout, Street Yoga, Air Pollution, Crowded Apartments and Election Coverage. Download.

August 29, 2012: School Discipline, Boys and Men of Color Camp, Smog and DUI’s. Download.

June 28, 2012: Teen Court, Art Classes, Forgive and Forget,  Landfills and Curfew Sweeps. Download.

May 3, 2012: School counselors, Flying Doctors, Soda Marketers, “What’s Going On?” Download.

February 27, 2012: Suspended 6th graders, completing probation and a new supermarket. Download.

January 30, 2012: Breakdancing, challenging the Humana Challenge and sideshows. Download.

December 16, 2011: Students react to school budget cuts, HealthCorps, drug geography and unsafe walks. Download.

December 2, 2011: School pushout, Zumba, parks and veterans. Download.

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