Community Voices for Health
Community Voices for Health is a school-based program that engages middle school children, teachers, staff and families in building a healthier school community through advocacy and education with experiential, empowering learning opportunities.
CVH is comprised of 4 domains of influence in order to support a coordinated approach: local policy, students, families (community) and school teachers and staff.
KTA is a youth empowerment program that uses a combination of group discussion and performance-based activities to teach students nutrition life skills and to advocate for change that improves their ability to make healthful lifestyle choices. Core learning standards are targeted to support teacher goals. The program end product is a film of each student group singing, acting, dancing, teaching, presenting and about nutrition and food justice issues.
Families Take Action
FTA provides opportunities for families to learn more about health, nutrition and food in order to best develop a healthy home environment.
Teachers Take Action
TTA is a program that focuses on supporting the personal health of teachers and instructing them on how to integrate health into each of their classes.
Policy in Action
SETH faculty have been involved at the table during negotiations about the Healthy Schools Act, the District of Columbia Public School's Comprehensive Assessment System Health examination and other policy decisions that effect school health.