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Posted on April 24, 2014

On Saturday, March 15th, the PRC's Youth Community Advisory Board (YCAB) members partnered with PRC Staff to assess the walkability of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area...

Posted on December 17, 2013

Twelve students from Carson High School’s Academy of Medical Arts volunteered to conduct a walkability assessment of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area surrounding Carson High...

Featured Events

"Walk to School 101" Training Webinar 

California Department of Public Health 
When: Friday, September 12, 10:00am-11:30am
Click Here to Register

Walk to School events begin in October! This free webinar will provide school and district staff, parent volunteers, and local health department and community leaders with an introduction on how to start a Walk to School program.  

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2014 Health Equity Symposium: Achieving Environmental Health Equity Where We Live, Work, & Play

UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity 
When: Tuesday, October 7, 8:00am-4:00pm 
Where: Center at Cathedral Plaza  
Register Here

This year’s event will focus on environmental health and its relationship to health disparities in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. The agenda features an exciting line-up of speakers, including experts in environmental health and social justice issues from USC and UCLA, as well as the Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Los Angeles.  We will also host a panel discussion featuring the work of several local community organizations committed to improving environmental health equity.

More information available here.