Welcome to South Los Angeles Health Projects

For more than 35 years, we've been fighting health disparities by educating and encouraging people to make healthy choices--such as eating nutritious foods, breastfeeding their babies, taking proper care of themselves before and during pregnancies, and vaccinating themselves and their children. Learn more about our history >>

Ana & Sandra

Ana Hernandez feels like the luckiest woman in the world. She has a loving and supportive husband, a delightful 11-year-old son named Aaron, an adorable 1-year-old daughter named Zoe—and Sandra.

Sandra Reynoso is the breastfeeding peer counselor at Ana’s WIC center. And during Ana’s and Zoe’s first year as mother and daughter, Sandra made all the difference.

“I started going to WIC as soon as I got pregnant. I was very determined to breastfeed her, to give her... Read about Ana, Zoe and Sandra >>