Hello Educators, Allies, and Partners,

We have an incredible opportunity for your high school students and youth partners! 🌟

Don’t miss the chance to participate in the Solano Youth Leadership Institute: Health Equity Training hosted by Solano County Office of Education‘s Youth Development and Touro University California‘s Youth In Action for Health Equity program.

Program Highlights

  • 🗓️ Dates: August 5-9, 2024
  • 🌍 Location & Time:
    • Days 1-3: Fairfield, CA 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    • Day 4: Sacramento, CA (transportation from Fairfield provided) 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Day 5: Fairfield, CA. 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
  • 📚 Three Extended Learning Sessions throughout the school year for advanced project development and career exploration!
  • 🍴 Free light morning refreshments and lunch are provided each day

What to Expect

This 5-day intensive youth advocate training will be led by experts in Youth Development, Peer Education, Public Health, and Environmental Prevention. Participants will:

  • 🏛️ Participate in a field trip to the State Capitol to meet with leaders in governing agencies
  • 💬 Engage with decision-makers about issues affecting their communities
  • 📝 Learn about the process of policy development
  • 🎯 Develop their own prevention campaign in their community (carried out during the following school year)


  • 📜 Certificate of completion
  • 💰 $100 gift card
  • 🚀 Opportunity to create real change in their community

How to Apply

Spots are limited and will be given to the first 25 students who register and complete all required release forms. Don’t delay!

The flyer is below with additional information and links for registration and updates or visit our website at https://sites.google.com/scoe-schools.net/syli-2024?usp=sharing.

For questions, please contact Johanna Nowak-Palmer at jnowak@solanocoe.net or call 707-646-7608.

Share this exciting opportunity with your students and youth partners today! 🎉