Hero of the Month: Randall Fenderson from Hollywood High School

May 25, 2017

Mr. Randall Fenderson has been a force of healthy living at Hollywood High School for 5 years. As the health and leadership teacher, F.A.M.E (Fit, Active, Motivated, and Empowered) Health Club Advisor and Wellness Champion, Mr. Fenderson has made a lasting impression on his students and colleagues about what it means to be a healthy […]

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Hero of The Month of April : Will Cullen from Washington Prep

April 21, 2017

What do you do at Washington Prep High School? I am the Healthy Start Student & Family Resource Navigator/Wellness Center Coordinator at Washington Prep. I work with students and community providing case management in regards to mental health services, basic needs, and tutoring. How did you get started in this field?  I enjoy working with our […]

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Additional Ways To Trumpet the ACA on its 7th Anniversary!

March 20, 2017

You can still make an impact showing your support for the Affordable Care Act. Our friends at CaliforniaHealth+Advocates are offering the following terrific ideas to commemorate the 7th year anniversary as well:

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My Body, My Health: Young Women Planning Ahead

March 19, 2017

by Rosario Rico, MPH, Research and Program Manager, The L.A. Trust Do you remember how old you were when you started thinking of starting your own family? For many people they know it’s after college.  For others, it may be sooner than that. Regardless of when people see themselves starting a family, it’s important for people […]

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Celebrating the Heroes of our Wellness Network

March 18, 2017

Spotlight: Melissa Bernabe Meet Melissa Bernabe, a counselor who wears several hats for ViaCare at our Garfield High School Wellness Center, and makes a difference in the lives of LAUSD students everyday. What do you do? How did you get started in this field? I am a Substance Abuse Counselor, Family Planning Counselor, and HIV Tester/ […]

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