Youth in Action

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Youth In Action

Youth across the district work with BeWell programs to address health and wellness issues in their community through events, presentations, media, and more.

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Students Address Food Sustainability @ SF Farmers Markets

ABC7 highlights SFUSD students learning about food sustainability through a partnership between SFUSD and Center for Urban Education and Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA). The student were compensated for their work through stipends that were funded by the SF Soda Tax.

"Raising Health" The Bigger Picture Slam Club

"Raising Health" is the culminating event for Youth Speaks’ Fall 2020 Bigger Picture Slam Club, featuring young poets from the San Francisco Unified School District as well as guest presenters and community members, Ryane Daniels, Darius Simpson and Aniya Butler. About The Bigger Picture: The Bigger Picture is a collaborative project between Youth Speaks and UCSF’s Center for Vulnerable Populations that encourages young writers to use their voices to combat public health crises that threaten their communities.

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Harvest of the Month Guac n Pita

Balboa Nutrition Outreach Worker does an at-home recipe for Guacamole and Pita bread. This recipe highlights the Harvest of the Month: Avocado!

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"What Happened to the American Dream" The Bigger Picture

SFUSD Youth Poets from the Bigger Picture Slam club, express their experiences and perspectives on health equity issues. Here's a final spoken word piece (2020)

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Water Bottle Distribution at Willie Brown MS

Water Task Force Ambassadors kicked off their club by handing out over 180 water bottles to all their peers during lunch time!

Students were able to fill their water bottles with specially made Spa Water; mango, pink lemon, and pineapple.

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Harvest of the Month Persimmon Tastings

Balboa High School students hand out tastings of persimmons during lunch. Students highlighted Farmer Mohammed Afzal at M. A. Farms, who grew and picked these lovely persimmons.


Such a yummy October Harvest of the Month! 

Popcorn and Spice and Everything Nice

Balboa High School PULSE Nutrition Outreach Workers shared the different flavors you can