Youth Health Equity Workgroup

Statement of Purpose:

The purpose of the Youth Health Equity Workgroup is to prevent and reduce the burden of chronic disease by examining the interdependence between educational achievement, income, and health.

Problem Statement:

Income inequity/poverty makes it difficult for children to participate in or learn activities that are interesting, healthy, and engaging.


To increase the opportunities for children to participate in activities of their choosing.

Upcoming 2016 Meeting Dates, La Mesa Church

  • September 23: 12-1pm
  • October 28: 12-1pm
  • November 25: 12-1pm
  •  December 23: 12-1pm

Contact the Co-Chairs:

  • Tamara Toles

BCCHC Communities Leading Healthy Change, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

  • Paul Nelson

Presbyterian Health Plan