BUILD COMMUNITY

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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SHAPE THE ENVIRONMENT

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

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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.

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Featured Resources

The Bigger Picture – Youth Speaks

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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

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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

Canzilla

Taking a Stand With Canzilla

My name is Jose Martinez, a student at Natomas High School in Sacramento. I am a member of the local Brown Issues Sacramento Chapter.  This organization gave me an outlet to channel my frustrations about the inequities facing my community. Brown Issues gave me a platform where I am able to shine.  Starting at Natomas…

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¡Azúcar! Not always so sweet.

Before interning at Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) the aspects of public health I had been exposed to were in  health education, prevention, and intervention of sexual health and HIV/AIDS. What drew me to intern at LCHC was their commitment to advocacy and social justice to the Latino community who often face greater…

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