BUILD COMMUNITYLCHC believes that neighborhoods should be safe, residents should know one another and opportunities should exist for cultural expression and acceptance.
SHAPE THE ENVIRONMENTLCHC advocates for physical environments where individuals can be healthy and flourish where they live, play, work, learn, and pray.
CREATE OPPORTUNITYLCHC works to create opportunities for educational advancement, produce high-quality employment opportunities, and allow for the equitable distribution of wealth and resources.
The videos currently featured on our Voces page are PSAs created by The Bigger Picture, a collaboration between Youth Speaks and the University of California, San Francisco Center for Vulnerable Populations. The videos were designed to combat the rising epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes by empowering youth to change the conversation about the disease, and work to … Continue reading The Bigger Picture – Youth Speaks
The Open Truth campaign is an effort by San Francisco Bay Area youth, public health officials and concerned community members to increase awareness about the health impacts of sugary drinks. Additionally, Open Truth exposes the tactics of the sugary drinks industry, which targets young people, parents, and communities of color in order to increase profits … Continue reading Open Truth
From the Blog
On November 4th, the voters in Berkeley, California revolted against the status quo of health injustice when we came together to pass Measure D, the initiative to place a one cent per ounce excise tax on fully sugared beverages and use these resources to support school and community based programs designed to prevent diabetes, heart … Continue reading Berkeley Passes Soda Tax
Fifty years ago Berkeley birthed the Free Speech Movement when Mario Savio stood atop a police car in the middle of Sproul plaza on the UC Berkeley campus and called for moral action. He shouted out: “There’s a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious — makes you so sick at heart — … Continue reading Berkeley love: Laying our Measure D vote on the cogs of the beverage industry machine