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.

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The Board of Directors for Community Health Councils, Inc. (founded in 1992) is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking, and transformative leader to serve as the next Executive Director of this well-regarded and successful non-profit, community-based health policy and advocacy organization located in South Los Angeles.

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The growing role of corner stores in creating healthy food access was recognized by the LA City Council on March 27, when it updated its Consolidated Plan for federal grant expenditures to include a new funding source of $250,000 for the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network.

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A corridor with both great historical significance and current relevance that connects Little Tokyo near Downtown Los Angeles through South Los Angeles, Watts and Willowbrook with the city of Carson, Central Avenue is scheduled to see the first of its Great Street treatments later this year. 

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To date more than 100,000 Los Angeles county residents have enrolled in My Health LA (MHLA), a county program that provides health care to the remaining uninsured not eligible for other health coverage like Medi-Cal or Covered California.

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To date First 5 LA, with funds from Prop 10, has invested over $1 billion to support the healthy development of children from the womb through age 5.

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After eight years since the Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital in South Los Angeles closed due to quality of care issues, the new MLK Community Hospital is finally opening on Thursday May 14, 2015.

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Lark Eloise Galloway-Gilliam Legacy Memorial Fund

Please visit: larkegalloway-gilliamlegacy.org

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