YLVHE offers valuable insights from young people, ages 5-26, about how the social determinants of health – factors in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship & age – shape their lives & communities.
Peer Supports & Student Groups
Every year, college students are affected by a multitude of health issues. Wellness Central, a new online health and wellness tool with content tailored to the needs of California Community College students, is now available on Canvas. Containing resources about emotional, social, physical, academic, financial, and spiritual health and wellness topics, the tool has been […]
With the launch of the Homeless Youth Handbook, advocates and California youth who are unhoused, precariously housed, or transitioning out of homelessness have gained a major new set of legal resources. A multi-year, multi-state pro bono initiative by Baker McKenzie in partnership with corporate partners and a broad range of legal services and youth support […]
Food Recovery Network is a student movement aimed to fight waste and feed people.
Youth Empowerment by Youth ERA aims to give you the knowledge you need in order to conquer the challenges you face affecting your mental health. It is home to self-help articles, resources, and original content from youth served to support their personal growth and emotional development by touching on sensitive topics in an inclusive and […]
In this toolkit, you’ll get tips on how to help young adults who may be struggling with their mental health, and best practices to have supportive conversations about everyday challenges with them. Help bring the program to life through tools and resources that both students and administrators can use to Seize the Awkward.
The development of leadership contributes greatly to the positive development of young people and their communities. Leadership skills, such as goal-setting, problem-solving and sound decision-making, are not just necessary for leaders – these skills are needed for success in today’s world. The STAR Center features young people from across the country who are making a […]
There are skills that will help students thrive as you get ready to leave high school. Here you’ll find information, tools and guidance to help you feel Set to Go – whether you go to college or straight to a career.
The California Community Colleges Dreamers Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation, was created in response to the 2017 announcement of the rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. A collaborative effort between the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), Immigrants Rising, and the Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation), […]
The MSW@USC, the online Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California published a guide that helps family and friends understand and support someone who is self-harming, as well as provide intervention strategies for loved ones.