Neighborhood HealthSource hosts several activities designed to engage youth in topics such as health and violence prevention.
West African Youth Healing Team
Neighborhood HealthSource has partnered with the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota to facilitate the West African Youth Healing Team. A paid internship for youth ages 14-24 to learn about trauma and prepare community activities to promote healing and violence prevention. The internship pays a stipend of up to $800 and includes meeting once a week, from November 2022 to March 2023. The team will learn about trauma including planning and leading community activities to promote healing, ending with a final healing project. For more information about the Youth Healing Team, contact Community Health Educator Mark Dweh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-287-2423.
To apply to be a part of the next Youth Healing Team cohort, complete the application below and email it to Mark at email@example.com.
Know someone who would be a good fit for the West African Youth Healing Team? Spread the word with this flyer:
NHS Youth Council
NHS Youth Council is a group of youth who gather to learn about health topics and teach their peers. Youth Council meets in person on an ongoing basis (2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month) at our Fremont Clinic location in North Minneapolis. Youth Council sessions are held in English. Topics include puberty, hygiene, anatomy, and general health.
For more information and to sign up, contact Community Health Educator Tatiyanna Morrow at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-490-2767.
Have family or friends interested in joining Youth Council? Share the flyer below:
Latinx Central Youth Council
Latinx high school students (grades 9-12) are invited to join the Youth Council and become peer health educators. You will learn health information your community needs, and reach out to help educate friends and family. Topics include puberty, hygiene, anatomy, and general health. Latinx Youth Council sessions are held in English and Spanish, and the group meets at Central Clinic (2301 Central Ave NE). Latinx Youth Council is led by Community Health Educators Elika Clara Rodriguez, Jesus Nunez, and Leslie Procopio.
Questions? Contact Elika Clara Rodriguez at 612-287-2453.
Spread the word about Latinx Youth Council using the flyers below: