Parks & Recreation Space

Parks & Recreational Space includes safe and well-maintained parks and fields, trails and other open spaces that are accessible and inviting for all community members.

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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Parks & Recreation in Underserved Areas

Parks & Recreation in Underserved Areas

Our nation is currently facing pressing public health concerns relating to obesity. As a result of sky- rocketing obesity rates, chronic diseases are also on the rise. The dialogue around tackling obesity has shifted from solely focusing on nutrition towards understanding the built environment and its influence on promoting healthy lifestyles.

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The Health Benefits of Parks

The Health Benefits of Parks

Several years ago The Trust for Public Land launched its Parks for People initiative to put a park within easy reach of every family—particularly in cities and metropolitan areas, where 85 percent of Americans live.  That work involves helping communities plan for parks and open space conservation, often through the use of an award-winning Geographic…

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