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

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

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

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Featured Resources

The Bigger Picture – Youth Speaks


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…

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Open Truth


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…

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From the Blog


Education is Power

By Rebecca DeLaRosa, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California A few weeks ago, Blanca, a community resident and leader, shared with me her diabetes story. Blanca’s diabetes began during her pregnancy when she developed gestational diabetes. Managing her diabetes is a day to day struggle and trying to live a healthy life isn’t always easy. She often…

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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…

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