We all know that a photo is worth a thousand words. Photovoice is an awesome tool that helps us harness the power of an image to create a message about our lives. It is a great way to spread awareness about the health and well being of your community, and also to better cultivate your understanding of yourself and where you are going. For our fifth meeting of this year's Healers of Tomorrow (halfway point, yay!) our Healers completed a Photovoice project. This assignment asked three questions:
Hillal decided that she could put her assets and interests together by becoming more involved in tutoring with the eventual goal to "help people in my community with not just school work but with everything and anything they want to talk about or work on."
Zeinab would like to combine the issues she cares about with her strengths by starting a book club at EMAS.
Amina plans to expand her tutor role to mentoring as well. She'd like to be known as a resource in her community, someone that younger students can look up to and receive guidance from. She also wants to recruit her other friends in her neighborhood to do the same.
Has this activity inspired you to think about your strengths, passions, and what you can do in your community? I hope so! We are so proud of our youth leaders and know they are going to keep doing great things, and so can you.
In Peace and Health,
MHP Healers of Tomorrow
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