The negative impact of climate change and global warming sound like a post-apocalyptic world science fiction movie, but according to climate justice educator Brittany Jefferson, life as we know it could drastically change.
Alpha Phi Alpha partners with CORE to promote health and fitness
After hosting a vaccination event, the two organizations will host two free events on Sunday, June 26 at the L.A. Alpha House in View Park.
Community Build and Lyft partner to provide free rides to vaccine appointments
Residents who do not drive are more likely to miss health-care appointments, so the ride-share program is helping them get to vaccination sites.
Nappily Naturals opens Nnaked, a zero waste refill whole foods store
The Leimert Park health store expanded their location to deliver more healthy products designed for their Black customer base.
Let’s Be Whole mobile healthy food pantry
The local organization hosts a weekly food giveaway at Sole Folks in Leimert Park, as well as in Compton and San Pedro.
Transcendental Meditation - Breathe Again with TM
Breathe Again with TM is helping people overcome the health issues brought on by trauma and stress.
Most stutterers grow out of the speech disorder as children. For people who do not, pursuing higher education and certain career paths can be difficult, but not impossible.
Center of Hope L.A. encourages younger families to participate in the foster care system
Pastor Geremy Dixon believes that supporting foster care children could “reduce the homeless population, prison population, human trafficking population, and those who are drug addicted.”
Nappily Naturals features “African holistic health” products
The Leimert Park wellness store has teas, herbal remedies, organic body care, haircare products, candles, incense, and more.
First responders discuss the daily stresses of battling COVID-19
As a function of their jobs, first responders cannot distance themselves from the coronavirus, which puts them and their families at risk.
Center of Hope L.A. in Inglewood battles human trafficking
The church has partnered with Forgotten Children Inc. to save victims of the sex trafficking industry.
Black Women Physicians educates the community while supporting future doctors
The Association of Black Women Physicians participates in local community service events and supports medical students.
Teaching Gardens celebrates 10th anniversary at Kelso Elementary in Inglewood
The American Heart Association’s program has educated children about healthy diets by teaching them how to grow their own fruits and vegetables.
AARP’s Soul Steppers stay in shape at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
The group walks around the second level of the mall early in the morning.
Leimert Park hosts “Each Mind Matters In Leimert” Wellness Fair
Free holistic workshops, entertainment and health screenings geared for the body, mind and soul. Wellness fair is held on May 26.
American Heart Association promotes healthy lifestyles at Harvard Park
Community S.T.E.P.S. program builds a healthy relationship between the community and the LAPD.
Hank’s Mini Market becomes the store that South L.A. deserves
No longer a typical liquor store, Hank’s in Hyde Park now features fresh food and is a community center.
Chef Bryce teaches children how to cook healthy meals
Through the American Heart Association’s Kids Cook with Heart program, Chef Bryce Fluellen has taught roughly 2,500 children the benefits of eating healthy.
California Greenworks is greening South L.A. communities one neighborhood at a time
The nonprofit organization is beautifying the area while making the air clearer.
American Heart Foundation launches the Community S.T.E.P.S. program at Jackie Tatum/Harvard Recreation Center
The launch celebration also featured the expansion of the Community Safety Partnership with the LAPD.
Sigmas and Zetas partner with Normandie Church of Christ to feed the homeless and disadvantaged
Healing & Hope 4 the Homeless provides food for nearly 400 people on the first and third Saturdays of the month.
NAMI Urban L. A. supports families affected by mental illness
This organization offers counseling not only to people diagnosed with mental issues, but also to their family members and caregivers as well.
3rd Annual Crenshaw Health Fest
This free event, held at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw on June 24, features health, vision and dental screenings, music, and fun for the entire family.
“Food is supposed to nourish you, not kill you”
Chef Bryce Fluellen of the American Heart Association is promoting a healthy lifestyle.