Press Coverage

Welcome to the press room for Community Health Councils.

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Interim Communications Director Nancy Duan

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California Pan-Ethnic Health Network January 22, 2015
Advocates Work to Maximize Benefit of My Health LA
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio January 22, 2015
South LA oil field scraps effort to expand drilling, but neighbors remain uneasy
KCET SoCal Connected January 21, 2015
Bringing CicLAvia to South Los Angeles
The Argonaut January 14, 2015
L.A. Open Acres helps neighborhoods put vacant land to good use
Culver City Crossroads January 12, 2015
CHC Notes Oil Drilling Risks Disproportionate for Communities of Color
Planetizen December 7, 2014
CicLAvia Rides into South Los Angeles
Zocalo Public Square December 5, 2014
Is There Anything Exciting About Buying Health Insurance?
Streetsblog Los Angeles December 3, 2014
Community Gets Ready for Sunday’s CicLAvia: “It’s Going to Be a Good Day for South L.A.”
Los Angeles Times November 22, 2014
Immigration overhaul could boost Latino enrollment in Obamacare
Culver City Crossroads November 21, 2014
State Health Committee Hears Successes and Challenges of Covered California
Streetsblog Los Angeles November 20, 2014
L.A. Planning Commission Won’t Approve Mobility Plan Before April 2015
Univision Los Angeles October 17, 2014
Activistas quieren transformar el sur de LA
re:code LA October 14, 2014
KTYM September 17 2014
Bike L.A.: Bicyclist Friendly Projects in L.A.
Curbed: Los Angeles September 15, 2014
Unlock the Block would create "play streets" (temporary, car-free recreational spaces on streets) in underserved areas, offering space for residents of all ages to have some fun.
Intersections South LA September 1, 2014
Despite odds, a boost in heart health for South LA
LatinoLA August 28, 2014
Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign Comes to an End: "Know Your Digits " Month raised awareness among African Americans and Latinos about high blood pressure
Pasadena Star News August 18, 2014
Los Angeles County health care officials warn of the dangers of high blood pressure
Our Weekly August 14, 2014
Know Your Digits Campaign encourages people to know their blood pressure numbers
CalDuals August 11, 2014
8/7 - African American and Latino families who attended the Know Your Digits campaign launch at the Ascot Branch LA Library learned more about the CCI. The event, sponsored by Community Health Councils, Inc . , encouraged adults to check their blood pressure levels on - site, and keep it at a healthy level by practicing healthy eating and exercise habits.
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio August 7, 2014
Campaign encourages blacks and Latinos to check their blood pressure
Actualidad Newspaper August 6, 2014
Community Health Councils Lanza Campaña Para Aumentar El Conocimieto De La Presion Alta Entre Los Latinos Y Afroamericanos
LatinoLA August 4, 2014
Know Your Digits! Be In Control.
Leimert Park Beat August 4, 2014
Community Health Council's Know Your Digits! Be In Control. Campaign Kick-Off!
Los Angeles Food Policy Council July 31, 2014
California State Board of Food and Agriculture to Visit Compton to Discuss Food Access Issues
LA CityView 35 July 31, 2014
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson (CD10) honored the Community Health Council (CHC) for the work they have done in improving the health of the community. During the presentation, Mr. Wesson proclaimed August as “Know Your Digits! Be in Control” month. This CHC campaign is designed to educate African-Americans and Latinos on monitoring and effectively managing their blood pressure.
Leimert Park Beat July 9, 2014
La Brea Corridor Planning Study Connecting Communities to Parks
Liberty Hill May 2, 2014
The Havoc That Active Oil Wells Are Causing In L.A. Revealed on Liberty Hill Van Tour
LA Streetsblog May 2, 2014
MyFigueroa Achieves Consensus, Auto Group Withdraws Appeal
USC Annenberg: Intersections South LA April 25, 2014
South LA creates healthy food options
OZY Media April 14, 2014
Public Space to Breathe
Univision April 10, 2014
Atención médica gratis en Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times March 30, 2014
Tree removal along Crenshaw has residents stumped
LA Streetsblog March 28, 2014
Community Voices on LA Mobility Plan – CHC’s Carson and Lewis Ctr’s Huff
LA County Bicycle Coalition March 26, 2014
Progress on My Figueroa: Institutions Drop Opposition to Protected Bikeways on Figueroa
LA Streetsblog March 19, 2014
Good-bye #RoadBond, Hello #RoadandSidewalkTax
Global Community Monitor March 12, 2014
In 2012, Global Community Monitor started a project with various concerned groups about fracking in Los Angeles area.
Picture on Social Media (Facebook) March 10, 2014
special night when CCHI members, coalition partners, legislators, state leadership and front-line workers all come together to celebrate the exemplary work of our 2014 Champions for Coverage
The California Report February 18, 2014
How Covered California’s Outreach to Latinos Is Falling Short February 13, 2014
How L.A.'s Community Organizers are Mobilizing a Transportation Equity Agenda for all
Neon Tommy Annenberg Digital News February 6, 2014
South Los Angeles Health Resources Still In Critical Condition Free Lo(t)s Angeles!- January 24, 2014
The transformation from vacant lots to community assets that promote healthy activity is the mission of Free Lots Angeles (FLA). A coalition of like-minded organizations, FLA engages the community to identify vacant lots and hold "pop-up" activities that re-imagine the spaces to promote healthy uses.
Seven Streets N Unity Festival-Free Lots Angeles January 23, 2014
An invitation to take part in Free Lots Angeles' first vacant lot transformation event.
California Newswire,January 21, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announces appointments.
Salon January 11, 2014
Los Angeles, like the maligned experiment of a famous artist, attracts its self-appointed champions.
Acceso Total: Free Lots Angeles December 13, 2013
CHC's, Andres Ramirez and Trust South LA's, Tafarai Bayne invite the community to participate in upcoming Free Lots Angeles vacant lot transformation events.
LA TIMES December 13th, 2013
The state's enrollment so far among Latinos is anemic — even though they represent more than half of California's 7 million uninsured residents.
LA Streetsblog November 5, 2013
Riders Reclaim Central Avenue for Bikes for a Few Happy Hours
LA Times Blog November 5, 2013
Cycling Central Avenue in search of history -- and potholes
LA Streetsblog October 30, 2013
40% of ExpressLane Funds Will Go Towards Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements
LA Streetsblog October 29, 2013
A Tour Along Historic Central Ave. is a Good Reminder that People are the Essence of Spaces
Safe Routes California October 24, 2013
Metro Adopts Policy: 40% of Toll Road Revenue to fund active transportation projects
Acceso Total October 19, 2013
On Covered California
Telemundo October 2, 2013
Free Lots Angeles/Libera Lotes Los Ángeles: Community Health Councils
KQED September 26, 2013
3 Out of 4 Uninsured Californians Eligible, But Unaware of Obamacare Benefits
LA Streetsblog September 23, 2013
There's One Week Left to Tell LA/2B about Your Aspirations for Your Community
Capital Public Radio August 26, 2013
Covered California Postpones Some In-Person Enrollment Help
KCET August 12, 2013
Los Angeles River Health and Environmental Justice
LA Streetsblog. August 8, 2013
Livability Advocates Dominate #RoadBond Hearing, Press Ignores
Kitsap Sun July 24, 2013
Gardening to build community, change habits
La Opinion July 7, 2013
Feria de paz, amor y bicicletas en el sur de LA (Peace,Love, & Bicycles)
Univision 34 July 4, 2013
Health Care Reform: Obama Care (Reforma de Salud Obama Care)
LA Streetsblog. June 19, 2013
A Case for the incorporation of Questions of Access into Planning for Complete Streets June 18, 2013
Launching the Obama Care Campaign
Southern California Public Radio. June 13, 2013.
Will AmazonFresh help South LA residents get fruits and vegetables? For now, the answer is no.
LA Streetsblog. May 17, 2013.
For Many Angelenos, Every Day is Bike-to-Work Day
KNBC. May 16, 2013.
Bike to Work Day
Ventura County Star. May 14, 2013.
Affordable Care Act will trigger a telephone waltz
Sacramento Bee. May 14, 2013.
State's health insurance exchange awards $37 million in grants
KQED. May 14, 2013.
California’s Health Insurance Exchange Builds Critical Outreach Network
KPCC. May 12, 2013.
LA mayor’s race: Voters struggle to decide between similar Garcetti and Greuel
KNBC. May 11, 2013.
Final Clash For Mayoral Candidates Before Election
LA Magazine. May 8, 2013.
The Goldhirsh Foundation Announces Winners Of LA2050 Challenge
LA Times. May 8, 2013.
Winners of $1 million in grants to improve L.A. announced
KPCC. May 8, 2013.
Announcing the winners of the LA2050 project
LA Curbed. May 8, 2013.
2050 LA Will Be Doing So Much More With Its Underused Space
LA Sentinel. May 3, 2013.
Young Professionals Soar 'To the Nines'
LA Streetsblog. May 3, 2013.
Politicians Raise Awareness about Blight by Sticking their Signs on Every Vacant Lot in CD 9
Healthy California. May 1, 2013.
Gardening to build community, change habits
KNBC. April 17, 2013.
Shoppers Speak Out About Fresh and Easy's Plan to Sell Its Stores
LAist. April 16, 2013.
Fast Food Ban in South L.A. Could be Lifted
Annenberg TV. April 11, 2013.
Community Plan Aims to Revamp L.A.
La Opinion. April 11, 2013.
Peligra expansión de MediCal en California
KPCC. April 11, 2013.
New Community Plan may loosen fast food restrictions on select South LA neighborhoods
KNBC. April 11, 2013.
City Leaders Reject Plan to Overturn Law Designed to Fight Obesity
KCBS/KCAL. April 11, 2013.
City Mulls Relaxed Ban On South LA Fast-Food Eateries
Leimert Park Beat. April 9, 2013.
Transform Vacant Lots into Green Spaces. Vote for Community Health Councils.
The Wall Street Journal: Market Watch. April 3, 2013.
GE Foundation Expands Commitment to Increasing Access to Healthcare with New Pilot Programs in Four Regions
KPCC. April 3, 2013.
Pacific Health Corporation shutters three of its hospitals
LA Streets Blog. April 2, 2013.
South L.A. Steps it Up with Inspirational L.A. 2050 Proposals: Great Ideas from the Advancement Project, Black Worker Center, Community Coalition, Community Health Councils, Neighborhood Land Trust, TRUST South L.A., and the WLCAC with Civic Projects
KNBC. June 12, 2012.
Activists and neighbors in Baldwin Hills called for strict regulation or an all-out ban on fracking, which is not regulated in the state. Hear GBHA members talk about their concerns in the "Fracking Controversy Comes to SoCal" video.
Wave Community Newspaper. June 12, 2012.
Culver residents prepare to receive update on fracking activity in nearby oil field.
New American Media. April 12, 2012.
Fracking Impact on Water Worries Californians.
Contra Costa Times. April 3, 2012.
Official defends County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after incidents.

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