Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. –Margaret Mead

Purpose South LA Health Projects created The South Los Angeles Wellness Network to address childhood obesity and promote overall health.

Participants We are public health professionals and community members, including representatives of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the Children’s Bureau, Saint Frances Medical Center and other hospitals, as well as other nonprofit organizations and businesses.

Our Approach The Wellness Network holds quarterly meetings for capacity building. Members network with one another, listen to speakers, share resources, and discuss collaboration opportunities and approaches to improving health in the community.

Choose Health LA Kids The Wellness Network is intended to extend the reach of all its member organizations, including Choose Health LA Kids, a program of South LA Health Projects that focuses on reducing and preventing childhood obesity.