Policy, Advocacy, and Research
Academic Enrichment & Training
The UniversityLink Medical Science Program supports San Diego community college students during their transition to a four-year university.
At UCSD Center for Community Health, we engage community residents and stakeholders to address health disparities at multiple levels to ensure health equity.
Learn more about the the incredible work the UCSD Center for Community Health researchers are engaged in.
Policy in Action
UC San Diego Center for Community Health works across a variety of policy areas and topic issues to develop, adopt and implement policies that support health and wellness.
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
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.
Past programs that the Center has worked to implement, including Fresh Fund and the Training Resource Center.
Healthy Food Access
Urban Growers' Collaborative Project
The Urban Growers’ Collaborative Project investigates the barriers and opportunities for collaboration among local urban growers.
Live Well Community Market Program
The Live Well Community Market Program aims to improve and promote access to affordable healthy foods in San Diego County
¡Más Fresco! More Fresh
The ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program provides financial incentives that can be used to purchase fruits and vegetables.
Farmers' Markets for All
Fresh, Local, and Equitable
Nutrition Pantry Program
Supporting food pantry operators with client-centered strategies that focus on health and dignity.