Recorded Webinar | Building Health Equity Webinar Series: Health Equity Practice Among Today’s Youth

View the third installment of the Building Health Equity Webinar series, Health Equity Practice Among Today’s Youth. This webinar featured Frederick Newell from Dream City Iowa and Talia Meidlinger from United Action for Youth, moderated by Tricia Kitzmann, an experienced governmental and local public health professional from the University of Iowa College of Public Health. This was a live session on July 13, 2022.

We discussed youth organizations’ perceptions of health equity, what issues stand out in local communities, and what health departments can do to engage youth organizations and support their vision. The session included open conversation with attendees.


  1. Discuss perceptions of health equity related to youth populations.
  2. Learn about youth equity issues that stand out in local communities.
  3. Explore what health departments can do to engage youth and youth organizations.

Our Speakers

Frederick Newell, Founder and Executive Director of Dream City Iowa | Email:
Talia Meidlinger, Director of Intervention Programs at United Action for Youth | Email:

View the Recorded Webinar

A podcast version of this webinar is also available.

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This project is funded by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services.