California Adolescent Health Collaborative


Welcome to the CAHC!

The California Adolescent Health Collaborative (CAHC), a program of the Public Health Institute, is focused on improving the well-being of California’s youth by utilizing multidisciplinary and equity-informed approaches. With strategic partnerships, CAHC works to improve the knowledge and skills of adolescents to be leaders in their communities and have healthy transitions to adulthood.

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LGBTQIA Adolescent & Young Adult Health Research Award

The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) is excited to announce the first annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA) Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Award to support research and program evaluation focused on LGBTQIA adolescents and young adults ages 13 to 26.


Application Deadline

January 22, 2019

Excellence in Adolescent Health Award

The 6th annual Conference on Adolescent Health is taking place in Detroit, Michigan April 11th & 12th, 2019. In anticipation of the event, the call is now out for nominations for the 2019 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award.


January 25, 2019

2:00 pm PCT

Rise Up Together Applications for Gender Equity Initiative

Rise Up is launching their Gender Equity Initiative (GEI) in California and are seeking interested representatives from civil society, grassroots, and non-profit organization leaders based in 14 counties in California to apply for the chance to participate in an intensive Advocacy and Leadership Accelerator Workshop and be part of the first cohort of Rise Up leaders in California.


February 1, 2019


Upcoming Events


2019 Youth Media Statewide Conference

February 16 - 17, 2019

Oakland, CA

The 4th annual conference hosted by the CA Youth Media Network. Subscribe to the Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities newsletter for more details to come!


2019 Youth + Tech + Health Conference

May 5 – 6, 2019

San Francisco, CA

YTH Live is for young leaders, tech professionals, health professionals, parents, teachers, advocates, designers, and researchers. Learn more about 2019 Program Committee Members, check out sponsorship opportunities, and register for YTH Live today!

2019 Gang Prevention & Intervention Conference

May 13 – 14, 2019

Carson, CA

This conference convenes experts who share a common goal of eliminating gang violence and other related forms of violence from their communities. Subscribe to their newsletter for updates regarding the 2019 conference.