Welcome to CHC
Community Health Councils (CHC) is a non-profit, community-based health education and policy organization. Established in 1992, our mission is to promote social justice and achieve equity in community and environmental resources to improve the health of underserved populations. Watch the video About Community Health Councils to learn more about our work.
In this issue:
Los Angeles County Launches New Program for Remaining Uninsured
Trader Joe’s Included in USC Village Redevelopment
100 Resilient Cities: Los Angeles
New Air Toxics Study Released
Covered California Open Enrollment and Renewal Period
Comment Deadline for Proposed Residential Development Near Active Oil Field
School-based Health and Wellness Services in South LA
Rolland Curtis Gardens Redevelopment Nears Final Approval
Inaugural Community Transformation Health & Economic Development Summit
LA DOT Releases Strategic Plan
Food Day Showcases City’s Food Access Advocates & Innovators
Metro Adopts Complete Streets Policy
Metro Rail Regional Connector
On the Ballot: Proposition P
City of Los Angeles Moves to Support Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone Act
Calling all Los Angeles community health stakeholders --
A full day of key activities is planned at City Hall on August 14, 2014! The Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles is scheduled to go before the City Planning Commission at 1:30 pm. In addition, the City Planning Commission also invites you to participate in Equity is Opportunity Day, a panel discussion that will focus on advancing equity as opportunity for Angelenos from 8:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m. (followed by lunch).
What is the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles?
The Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles elevates health as a priority in the city’s future growth and development, establishing a policy framework to make Los Angeles a healthier place to live, work and play.
Why come out on August 14?
On this important day, the City Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council on whether this plan should be adopted or not. Please come out and show your support for the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles!