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


Ignorance Isn’t Always Bliss

    I can honestly and boldly say that before interning with Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) I was naive to the issues that were affecting Latinos. I knew that Latinos faced obstacles when it came to adequate health care, poverty and immigration but I was not aware of the severity of these…

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Gratitude and Health on Immigrant Day

REFLECTION ON IMMIGRANT DAY   This  Immigrant Day and every day, we honor and thank undocumented families and immigrant communities for their strength, sacrifice and contributions to California by uniting our voice at the state capitol.  Latino Coalition for a Healthy California joined numerous community members and organizations in Sacramento to advocate for policy that…

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