Recognition Ceremony Honors Champions for Change

Local health departments from Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura Counties, as well as the cities of Pasadena and Long Beach, convened in the city of Compton for an inspiring half-day event recognizing community champions fighting to bring healthy change to their communities, true Champions for Change. The Champion Summit and Recognition Ceremony was held at the Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center in partnership with the City of Compton The program…

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FAME Health Services on-hand to support Healthy Retail Market Launch in NW Pasadena

This past weekend, the Northwest Pasadena Community turned out to support bringing healthier options to their neighborhood with the Grand Opening of Rio Meat Market & Restaurant. The FAME Health Services Team was on-hand as part of our Greater Los Angeles TRC grant to support the event, which celebrated Pasadena’s first neighborhood store to adopt the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) Healthy Retail Program format. Rio Meat Market &…

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Greater LA TRC hosts Youth Health Forum at FAME

Nearly 100 youth advocates and their adult allies from across Los Angeles County joined together at the FAME Renaissance Center for a full day of training empowering them to address health barriers in their communities. See below for some inspiring photos and testimonials from the day’s activities. The Youth Health Forum was facilitated by one of the foremost organizations in youth engagement and media advocacy – the Institute of Sustainable…

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So Cal Faith Leaders and Public Health Advocates Join Forces to Tackle Low-Income Health Issues

Nearly 100 health and faith leaders from Southern California joined together at the Center at Cathedral Plaza in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 28th to demonstrate a shared commitment to healthier communities. Public health advocates, community based organizations, and faith representatives participated in a frank conversation on the role that faith leaders and faith institutions play in the health of their congregations and neighborhoods, and how to best partner…

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Champion Empowerment Program @ Jordan Downs

Funded by the Network for a Healthy California’s Local Food and Nutrition Education Program, the Champion Empowerment Program is a nutrition education, physical activity and community engagement program managed by FAME and offered at a series of public housing venues in Los Angeles County.  The Champion Empowerment Program seeks to address several of concerns directly and indirectly by focusing on health education and empowering individuals to make healthier lifestyle choices…

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