Providers And Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) Program

Improving adolescent health WITH youth FOR youth

...Because THEY are the experts.

THEY are able to provide authentic insights into the concerns, ideas, and preferences of their generation.
THEY can make a difference.

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2 days ago

PATCH Program
To kick off each program year, the first thing every team does is come together for training! Training looks different for every site, but there are some things in common! The goal is for PATCH youth to get to know one another (in the least awkward way possible ;)) and their coordinator AND to have fun. Some trainings are over a weekend and some are spread out over the course of a month! All of them usually involve food and lots of learning! Past PATCHies have shared their favorite parts of training were…- Being able to get to know and collaborate with one another- Hearing everyone's stories during the icebreakers!- Working with a diverse group of people, networking and building community connections- Talking with the public speakers ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

PATCH Program
The PATCH Youth Advocacy Fellowship is an opportunity for youth to grow as leaders and young activists. Advocates are paid to develop advocacy skills, learn about health topics, and consult for adolescent health projects. There are 4 main parts to the Fellowship!1. Training2. Enrichment Meetings3. Consulting Sessions4. Advocacy Learning SeriesSwipe through to learn more! Also! PATCH Wisconsin is hiring youth, ages 13-19, for the 2023-2024 Youth Advocacy Fellowship. Pay is $12/hour. Head to ( -> “Work With Us” -> Look for the Youth Advocate Job Description -> Look for “Apply Now” to access the application (it will close June 11th!). ... See MoreSee Less
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