Inspiring Solutions for Adolescent & Young Adult Health

Imagine. Innovate. Inspire. Repeat.

Imagine a world where young people have the skills, confidence, and resources to shape their most brilliant futures.

Introducing youthink: an incubator hub that partners with communities across the country to develop innovative solutions for complex challenges in adolescent and young adult health.

Powered by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, we lead teams who have identified a problem or gap in their community through a six-to-eight-month long process to research, design, and test new ideas.

We Connect You With…

Innovation Frameworks

Design thinking education and resources to approach problems creatively


Financial resources to support your process


An expansive network of passionate professionals and peers to connect to

Subject Matter Experts

Adolescent health professionals and direct service providers to discuss your unique interests and needs

Trainings & Tools

Interactive workshops to gain and practice new skills and ways of thinking


Individualized coaching to guide you through your innovation journey

Our Approach to Innovation

At youthink, we believe everyone has the ability to innovate. We are committed to supporting you through a process that is dynamic, inclusive, and impactful. Our hands-on training, coaching, and other offerings are designed to help you connect with community to understand their needs and develop resonant solutions during youthink and beyond.

You Should Apply If:

  • You want to address an important challenge related to adolescent and young adult health.
  • You share our love for learning, thinking outside the box, and trying new things.
  • You and your team need support and resources to tackle the challenge that you see.
  • Our mission and vision resonate with your team.

Sound like you? We’re excited to hear your ideas!

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