Youth Outreach Worker Program

Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest



Congratulations to, and please take a look at, this year’s winners!

Video Category Winners

  • Elementary School: Claire Lilienthal Elementary School – Camille Pyo
  • Middle School: Marina Middle School – Youth Outreach Workers: Aya Afenzal, Matteson Dobay, Mamen Gashaw, Bella Ruan, & Chantal Loong
  • High School: Lincoln High School – Lucas Dong, Ryan Chein, Ashton Li, Alexander Scott, & Aaron Upsornsopakit
  • LGBTQ: Lincoln High School – Cole Pepper & Lincoln YOWs

Art Category Winners

PSA Winners poster link:

Video Winners

ES Winner

Art Winners


Breathe For the Future Flyer

Breathe For the Future Flyer

This contest is planned and organized by the Super Youth Outreach Workers. This contest is open to current SFUSD students from 4th to 12th grade. Students can submit an original art piece (photography, poster, poems, etc) or a 30-90 second video (spoken word, skit, script art, etc) related to tobacco prevention education. Topics can include but are not limited to tobacco production, combustible cigarettes, tobacco targeting youth, Vaping, Juuls, or ways to support healthier air quality. 

This year we are giving students the option to enter enter their video PSAs into the Breathe California Film Festival. Winners for this can get received up to $300. For more information please visit:   

  • Elementary School (4th-5th grade)
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • LGBTQ- (4th – 12th grade) show how smoking specifically affects the LGBTQ+ community
  • Art: Original piece can be submitted through Google Form OR SFUSD School Health Programs at 1515 Quintara Street, SF, CA, 94116 (Minimum: 8”x11”, Maximum: 11”x17”)
  • Video: Produced, directed, and acted by Youth. NO real drugs are allowed. Video should be between 30-90 seconds. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube and submitted via Google Form.

(Winners will choose up to $200 in value from the following)

  • House of Air
  • Horseback Riding
  • Bowling – Presidio Bowl, Yerba Buena, Sea Bowl, Mission Bowl
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating
  • Color Me Mine
  • Mission Cliffs
  • Planet Granite
  • Dogpatch Bouldering
  • Movie Tickets
  • Tactile Dome (Group of 4)
  • Polaroid Camera (the camera and a package of film)
  • Stagecoach mini golf
  • Urban putt mini golf
  • Blick Art Supplies
  • Timbuktu Bag
  • Herschel Bag
  • Vans Shoes
To apply or submit, all applicants must complete the google application form or at SFUSD School Health Programs at 1515 Quintara Street, SF, CA, 94116
Please upload your video or mail in your art piece to 1515 Quintara Street addressed to Najwa Ahmed.

Application deadline is February 18, 2019

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For Questions, concerns or Comments contact Najwa Ahmed

Prizes will be awarded in three categories: Middle School, High school and LGBTQ.

Congratulations to, and please take a look at, last year’s winners:


Video Winners

Art Winners