Eight new grants will drive The L.A. Trust mission

October 29, 2019

The Los Angeles Trust is proud to announce eight new grants from partners who understand the critical health-related needs and issues facing students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Several of these partners came forward earlier in this school year to lend support to our mission. Long-time partner Kaiser Permanente awarded a $500,000 grant […]

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Preventing cavities on Halloween (and all year long)

October 29, 2019

No one wants to take the treats out of Trick or Treat this Halloween. Least of all Maryjane Puffer, executive director of the L.A. Trust for Children’s Health and L.A.’s own “Tooth Fairy.” Puffer and her team at The L.A. Trust are dedicated to preserving the oral health of nearly 600,000 students in the L.A. […]

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Kaiser grants $500,000 to The L.A. Trust for new solutions

October 23, 2019

The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health has announced a two-year, $500,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente to provide healthcare programs, foster healthy habits and generate insights to improve student health in Los Angeles public schools. A portion of the grant will underwrite an innovative new Data xChange initiative that will link healthcare and educational performance […]

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Wellness Center leaders collaborate on student health

October 23, 2019

School-based managers and clinicians from Los Angeles school-based Wellness Centers learned best practices for student health at The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health Fall Learning Collaborative, October 19, 2019, at LAUSD headquarters. The semi-annual event focused on innovative approaches to HPV prevention, contraception awareness, and other urgent student health issues. The meeting featured a detailed […]

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Hand it to them: A Case for Student Empowerment

August 29, 2017

There is something remarkable about watching a group of high school students learn about systems change. In part, my surprise is derived from my own lack of vocabulary to talk about similar issues until I had reached college, and from there, I learned from my mentors, Asian American studies, and public health classes. There is […]

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