BUILD COMMUNITY

LCHC believes that neighborhoods should be safe, residents should know one another and opportunities should exist for cultural expression and acceptance.

Read More

SHAPE THE ENVIRONMENT

LCHC advocates for physical environments where individuals can be healthy and flourish where they live, play, work, learn, and pray.

Read More

CREATE OPPORTUNITY

LCHC works to create opportunities for educational advancement, produce high-quality employment opportunities, and allow for the equitable distribution of wealth and resources.

Read More

Featured Resources

The Bigger Picture – Youth Speaks

Diabetes-Soda-Video-Image

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…

Read More

Open Truth

opentruth

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…

Visit Site

From the Blog

Yo no pinté mis sueños, pinté mi realidad, porque era lo único que tenía o porque era lo único que conocía. 

  -Frida Kahlo

Latina and Proud

Yo no pinté mis sueños, pinté mi realidad, porque era lo único que tenía o porque era lo único que conocía.   -Frida Kahlo BY:  FERNANDA MENDOZA Being a Latina is a title to be proud of. At the age of six, my family and I  immigrated from Mexico to the United States leaving all we…

Read More

vota

Why I’m getting engaged this election: Health4All

BY JUAN CARLOS VERDIN Special to Vida en el Valle My name is Juan Carlos. I am a 20-year-old sociology student at California State University, Sacramento, and this year I decided, for the first time in my life, to vote. Like many young Latinos in California, I was unaware of the value of my vote…

Read More