B. Youth Action and the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion
i. Develop Personal Skills
ii. Create Supportive Environments
iii. Strengthen Community Action
iv. Build Healthy Public Policy
Charlotte Lombardo is a health promotion student at the University of Toronto. She is the co-leader of TeenNet's Youth Action initiative, in which youth are given disposable cameras to document the strengths and weaknesses of their community, and identify strategies for action, using the Photovoice methodology. Since 1995 TeenNet has been researching how to use innovative tools to engage youth in health promotion.
Photovoice will be the topic of an upcoming OHPE bulletin
OHPE Bulletin #143.1 February 11, 2000
B. The Problem
a. Our Insidious Culture
b. Ideal vs. Reality
c. How Girls and Women React and the Consequences
C. The Solutions
a. What Can We Do?
b. How Do We Implement These Changes?
This article was prepared by Karin Davis, who is the Administrative
Coordinator with OPC and also does consulting work in the area of food and weight preoccupation.