Youth disconnection can lead to a wide array of challenges for adolescents. But disconnection can be prevented by deploying the tools of public health to develop evidence-based policies to keep young people engaged in school and work.

The following video, featured at the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit, identifies ways to improve the lives of disconnected adolescents and highlights Bloomberg fellow alum Mónica Guerrero Vázquez.

The 2018 Summit theme was From Local Action to National Impact: Overcoming Challenges and Improving Health. Read more about the Summit here.