Building a healthier City Heights

The Building Healthy Communities initiative in City Heights is nearing the midpoint of a 10-year effort that so far has resulted in a number of improvements, including a popular farmers market.

Universal health care. Free bus passes for youth. Urban gardens sprouting throughout the community. Badly needed park space. All are among the successes that have resulted in large part because of The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities initiative in City…

Construyendo un City Heights más saludable

Atención médica universal. Pases gratuitos de autobús para la juventud. Jardines urbanos germinando en toda la comunidad. Muy necesarios espacios verdes. Todos estos son éxitos que han sido logrados en gran parte gracias a la Iniciativa Construyendo Comunidades Saludables de…

Helping students succeed

Central Elementary School Principal says goodbye to students as they leave at the end of a school day.

When Liz Duvall, principal of Central Elementary school, looks at a list students who are chronically late or absent from school, she notices a concerning trend: Her youngest students, kindergartners and first graders, make up the bulk of those who…

Ayudando a los estudiantes a alcanzar el éxito

Cuando Liz Duvall, directora de la Primaria Central, lee la lista de los estudiantes que crónicamente llegan tarde o se ausentan de la escuela, identifica un patrón inquietante: sus estudiantes más jóvenes, los de kindergarten y primer grado, son quienes…