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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1 day ago

PATCH Program
We love celebrating the work our youth do and are so proud of Olivia's advocacy during the 2022 COVID-19 Summer Fellowship! This Fellowship focused on learning about COVID-19's impact on communities in WI while supporting youth in building advocacy skills and creating change. Olivia recommends checking out Stop AAPI Hate and Stop Asian Hate for more information and ways to advocate against discrimination.A special thanks to Needle + Frame who led workshops for our summer Youth Advocates focused on storytelling and advocating through social media! ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

PATCH Program
A few weeks ago, Youth Advocates from our three Fellowships came together for a Self Care Saturday! We discussed the importance of self care, especially in advocacy work, and talked about our favorite practices. The group shared they enjoy reading, spending time with pets, cleaning/organizing, meditating, and getting outside!During out time together, we had lots of fun doing journaling exercises, making face masks, practicing mindfulness, and dancing with the phenomenal Joshua Yang ( Do you have favorite self care practices? ... See MoreSee Less
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