Noun is a member of the California Youth Advisory Board who teamed up with our YAC members in San Diego and other youth across the state to plan for the 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in May. As a minority living in a low income neighborhood, she is a passionate health equity advocate.
Miguel is currently a junior at Kearny Mesa High School. He is in the YAC because he wants to see changes in his own community, where he sees some violence and drugs. Miguel is involved with the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation and leads the Southeast STEAM Cafe with 6 other students.
Hi, my name is Suriyaan Hussein and I am currently a senior at the Preuss School UCSD. Raised in San Diego by Somali immigrant parents, I have been involved in community work from a young age. I know how crucial it is to have access to opportunities to live a healthy lifestyle.