An inter-sectorial approach to eliminating health disparities through transformations in the built environment: The south la new community plans
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Formulate collaborative partnership between a myriad of departments to establish innovative land-use policy solutions aimed at overcoming health disparities. Identify strategies for public engagement through community-based participatory research and policy education. Create and sustain innovative long-range land-use policy initiatives through inter-sectorial partnerships.
Keyword(s): Community-Based Partnership, Public Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have led initiatives that have successfully influenced local land-use policies to better support the development of grocery stores, healthy restaurants, and increased access to healthy living resources for over 700,000 South LA residents. Moreover, I founded a Community Researcher Development and Training program that has equipped close to 100 South LA residents with the necessary research and advocacy skills to become agents for positive social change in their own communities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.