Veronica Flores

Veronica Flores, CHC CEO, Shares Strategies to Address Food Inequity

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2023 Policy Priorities

Every year, Community Health Councils (CHC) identifies the policy priorities that align with its mission. In 2023 CHC will continue focusing on policy and systems change in the areas of health equity, reparations, and economic resiliency. Historically, CHC has been at the forefront of policy and systems change that improve the well-being of our communities and eliminate health disparities. Our work is wide-ranging covering healthcare, community and economic resiliency, and environmental justice, but always with a health and racial equity lens.

Areas of Focus

CHC has been at the forefront of systems change work to eliminate disparities in health and well-being.

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Healthcare Systems

CHC has been at the forefront in reducing disparities in health outcomes. We play a significant role in shaping public healthcare policies.
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Economic Resiliency

CHC identifies sustainable and systemic solutions to improve the economic resiliency for communities like South LA.
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Community Resiliency

CHC has been a catalyst in calling out inequities and advancing policies in South LA and other communities across the county, state and nation.

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The Social Change Institute works in partnership with community leaders to collectively build equitable systems. We build on their innate strengths to create sustainable movements.

CHC News

New California Laws for 2023

New California Laws for 2023

ENG | ESP Every year, new laws go into effect that impact Californian’s wages, health benefits, education, and so much more. Here are a few new laws taking effect in 2023:ENG | ESP Cada año, entran en vigor nuevas leyes que afectan los salarios, los beneficios de...

2023 Policy Priorities

2023 Policy Priorities

ENG | ESP Every year, Community Health Councils (CHC) identifies the policy priorities that align with its mission. In 2023 CHC will continue focusing on policy and systems change in the areas of health equity, reparations, and economic resiliency. Historically, CHC...

Compton urban farm grows new lives

Compton urban farm grows new lives

By Antoine Abou-Diwan Richard Garcia clearly remembers a conversation many years ago which crystalized his life’s work. Garcia and a colleague from Homeboy Industries were driving to a small urban farm plot by the Dolores Mission Church in Boyle Heights, and he...

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