Gregory Jackson Youth Wellness Ambassadors

Group of youth ambassadors at the youth summitAs part of our program, students within our partner schools become Youth Wellness Ambassadors (YWA). These students come together and create ways to tackle the challenges that their communities and schools face related to healthy eating and physical activity. The YWA program engages these leaders with programs during the summer and school year. Examples of materials they have developed include:

Youth Wellness Ambassadors Videos

You can use these videos to make changes in your schools or communities. Learn about 5-2-1-0, Instant Recess®, and how to make changes in policy, systems, and the environment.

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Youth Summit

The GWP annual Youth Summit is led by the Youth Wellness Ambassadors. Each year GWP gathers all of their Student Action Teams throughout Southeast Michigan to meet and collaborate on how they can make changes in their schools and communities.

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