Mikva Challenge in partnership with the Chicago Department of Public Health, launched a youth blog this year! Now expended to be Mikva’s go-to online platform for youth voice on all issues, Be You Media is a place to talk about sexual health, mental health, relationships, family issues, juvenile justice, nutrition, flu season and more. Subscribe to the blog by submitting your email address on the site and get updates delivered to your inbox.

Youth ages 11 to 18 are invited to submit posts in a variety of formats: writing, photos, podcasts, artwork, videos etc. Creativity is encouraged! If you are interested in submitting a post, please send your submission (and any questions) to Mia at