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.

Mission:

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

ttoles@phs.org

  • Paul Nelson

Presbyterian Health Plan

panelson@phs.org