W.A.S.U.P., Partner!

August 29, 2016

W.A.S.U.P., Partner! by Robert Renteria A lot of us hear the term, partner. “Partner,” in the professional world can mean a lot of different things. We’ve seen it in writing, heard it from supervisors, and even used it in presentations and reports. In practice, the supplementing of efforts and funds as partnerships has turned into […]

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The Art of Health Promotion: Highlighting the HEAL Murals

August 19, 2016

The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health has been partnering with Hollywood High School through the Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) program for several years. The HEAL program, which is an initiative funded by Kaiser Permanente, serves to reduce obesity rates and increase health awareness in the community.

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Investing in Teacher Wellness

August 15, 2016

I often wonder if the average person ever stops to think about the multitude of tasks and responsibilities that a teacher has. Sure, many jobs are difficult but I believe that the job of a classroom teacher is an especially difficult one that is often taken for granted. Teachers are bombarded with duties that go […]

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On Making a Difference

August 15, 2016

When students were asked, “Do you know where the Wellness Center clinic is at on your campus?” More than 95% responded “yes” When students were asked, “Have you visited the Wellness Center at your campus before?” Approximately 70% said they had been to their Wellness Center When students were asked, “Have you received services at […]

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Colorful

August 15, 2016

Interning with The L.A. Trust has truly been a colorful experience: shaded in with hues of different activities, speckled with challenges and obstacles, defined by our mission of student health and their success. At the beginning of this journey, I found myself lost in the dark- devoid of light and color. And as anyone who […]

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