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

Teutonia Peak Trail

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California supports the designation of Sand to Snow, Mojave Trails and Castle Mountains for National Monument Status.

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is proud to support Sen. Feinstein’s bid to designate Sand to Snow, Mojave Trails and Castle Mountains for national monument status. The superlatives that can be used to describe the geology, flora, fauna, and intrinsic treasures of these areas are endless. As the leading advocates for Latino health…

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UnDACAmented: Keeping The Dream Alive

  I was fortunate enough to have been born here only a few weeks after my parents’ initial arrival in the “land of the free.” Many friends and family, however, were not so lucky. Born in Delano and raised in McFarland, you can definitely say I lived in my own little Latino bubble. I remember…

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