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There is one month left in the public comment period for the draft Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles. For those who couldn’t make it to the community planning forums, we are offering a survey option. Please share your vision for a healthy Los Angeles, and enter to win a $100 gift card grand prize.
The success of the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles depends on collaboration and input from a wide range of partners involved with community health. We are excited to present a new series of interviews highlighting the people and organizations that are doing important work around the health issues at the heart of the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles.
For our first interview, we spoke with Manal Aboelata, Managing Director at the Prevention Institute. Manal was part of the Expert Panel that has given policy advice to the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles.
Our friends at the Los Angeles Food Policy Council are hosting a grand re-opening on March 29 of a market in South Los Angeles that they helped transform into a healthy food hub. Clare Fox, director of policy and innovation with LAFPC invites you to the festivities.
Today’s guest blogger is Rudy Espinoza, executive director with the Leadership for Urban Renewal Network. He shares his ideas on how street vendors can help increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables in communities with limited options for groceries.
As part of the conversation about how to make Los Angeles a healthier city, the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles has invited guest bloggers to share their vision for the City. Today, we host Yvette Lopez, Deputy Director at Pacoima Beautiful.
The draft Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles is out for public review and we want to hear your ideas on how we can improve on the vision for a healthier Los Angeles.
For the next 90 days we want to hear from you on whether we accurately captured the health issues in our communities and the opportunities to improve health outcomes throughout Los Angeles. There are many ways to share your ideas, including attending seven community planning forums that will be held throughout the city.
The draft Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles is now available for public review through May 13. Comments and ideas from the public are encouraged to help shape the vision of health for the City of Los Angeles.
The Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles will now be a stand-alone Health and Wellness Element of the General Plan, further elevating the city’s commitment to improving health opportunities for all Angelenos.
Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles advisory board members lead efforts to legalize street vending, a marketing makeover for broccoli, and education as a lead indicator of health outcomes.