Menu

Bringing the FACES Model to High School Students Across the Country

Highlights

Image for Bringing the FACES Model to High School Students Across the Country

In 2017, FACES expanded its programs outside California for the first time, launching new multi-year healthcare internship and leadership development programs in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Denver, Colorado.

900 high school students served through 13 FACES programs in CA, CO & NM in 2019

In 2017, FACES expanded its programs outside California for the first time, launching new multi-year healthcare internship and leadership development programs in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Denver, Colorado.

In 2018, FACES served more than 870 high school students through 11 programs across the country—and in 2019, the program continued to grow, reaching more than 900 high school students through 13 programs. These students served 10,000+ internship hours in hospital departments, behavioral health agencies and community clinics, giving them one-on-one mentorship with health professionals.

In total, FACES programs have served more than 4,500 students nationally since its inception in 2000. 100% of FACES students graduate from high school, and more than 90% intend to pursue a health career when they graduate. Moreover, over 90% of FACES graduates pursue a post-secondary pathway, leading to college, employment or certification programs in health.

Work With Us

You change the world. We do the rest. Explore fiscal sponsorship at PHI.

Bring Your Work to PHI

Support Us

Together, we can accelerate our response to public health’s most critical issues.

Donate

Find Employment

Begin your career at the Public Health Institute.

See Jobs

Close

Bringing down barriers to vaccine access

Structural and systemic barriers mean that the people who are hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic—including Black and brown people, immigrants and essential workers—can face the biggest barriers to accessing vaccines. Build skills for boosting vaccine access, with resources, toolkits, training materials and more.

Get started

Continue to PHI.org