Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! One of our favorite things about the FACES Program is getting to know our students, who come from so many different cultures and lived experiences. Today, we are amplifying the voice of Crystal Coriz, a recent FACES graduate from the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque, NM. Here’s Crystal’s note to… [Read More]
FACES Students are Awarded with the Leslie Preston Memorial Scholarship
We are excited to announce that the Alameda County Behavioral Health Collaborative has awarded the Leslie Preston Memorial Scholarship to two 2022 FACES graduates: Emma Bracamontes and Adia Jallali. Emma and Adia graduated from our FACES South Alameda County Public Health Youth Corps in May and are already passionate advocates for mental health in their… [Read More]
FACES Stands with our AAPI Community.
It has happened again. Another news story. Another group targeted with hate. Another list of people who have lost their lives because of racism. And another flurry of statements and Twitter feeds and postings. Our work at FACES has spanned 20 years and four different states. It has supported youth who live in rural… [Read More]
FACES Highlighted in American Public Health Association
This week was an exciting one for the FACES for the Future Coalition! Not once, but TWICE, the FACES program was highlighted at the 2020 American Public Health Association virtual conference (https://www.apha.org/ ). First, FACES was presented as a promising practice program model for our work in the National Diversity Workforce Pipeline Program in… [Read More]