Policy & Advocacy in Health Equity
Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
The YAC is a group of highly motivated, hard-working, and passionate young people dedicated to improving health for San Diego communities.
Refugee Health Unit
The Refugee Health Unit was launched in 2017 in response to the growing number of refugees in San Diego, home to the largest refugee population in California to date.
Advancing Health Literacy Program
We implement culturally appropriate, evidence-based health literacy strategies to address the effects of COVID-19 on BIPOC and refugee communities in San Diego County.
HEALthy 4 You (ACEs)
We're working with Latino communities, promotores, and clinics to create a precision medicine community-based approach to mitigate adverse childhood experiences.
San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative
An initiative of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services department, the Childhood Obesity Initiative brings together partners to work to reduce and prevent childhood obesity.
Comité Organizador Latino de City Heights (COLCH)
City Heights Latino Organizing Committee (COLCH) is a group of women dedicated to advancing the health and education of children in their community.
Lactation Supportive Environments
The Lactation Supportive Environments project works to increase the number of settings that support lactation accommodations and breastfeeding-friendly environments.
Community Health Workers for Advancing Public Health
Academic-community initiative that aims to train individuals from refugee, immigrant, and Native American populations to become community health workers.
Healthy Food Access & Community Food Justice
Search for tips on how to select, store, and prepare California-grown seasonal fruits and vegetables.
¡Más Fresco! More Fresh
The ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program provides financial incentives that can be used to purchase fruits and vegetables.
Urban Food Equity
Urban Food Equity improves food access by building upon neighborhood-level food assets.