Promoting health equity in the community through education, research, service and training

Making an Impact

Dedicated to improving and promoting health and wellness in communities where people live, work, learn, play and worship.

Worksites

Engaging businesses — to develop programs and policies which create a culture and environment supportive of health for employees. Read more.

Schools

Inspiring a healthier generation of children by using a comprehensive school wellness approach to connect students to nutritious foods and physical activity. Read more.

Faith-Based Wellness

Working with churches and mosques to implement programs and policies aimed at improving health through nutrition and physical activity. Read more.

Retail

Partnering with retail food outlets — from small corner stores to large chain markets — for increasing produce sales, improve the bottom line, build customer loyalty and promote a healthier community. Read more.

Farm-to-Fork

Farm-to-Fork creates an opportunity to educate community residents about where their food comes from and how to make healthy food choices. We work collectively across programs by engaging community partners to create a healthier San Diego and boost the regional economy through the promotion of local, seasonal produce. Read more.

Community & Youth Engagement

To create a legacy of health, we partner champion residents and youth to build capacity for policy, systems and environment changes in their neighborhoods.

Health Care

Combining efforts from multiple channels for partnership with hospitals and clinics to develop and adopt effective wellness policies, create healthy environments and advocate for communication systems change — promoting health and wellness for providers, employees, visitors and patients.

Projects at the Center for Community Health are Funded by

  • American Heart Association
  • California Department of Public Health
  • California Endowment
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency
  • First 5 San Diego
  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Movember Foundation
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • National Institute of Health
  • Prevention Institute
  • Rady’s Children’s Hospital-San Diego
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
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