On April 5, 2022, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion to establish the Office of Environmental Justice and Climate Health (OEJCH). The goal of OEJCH is to advance the County's commitment to improve public health outcomes and reduce public health disparities in communities overburdened by pollution exposure and poor air quality. The directive included the development of a strategic plan and shifting the Office's focus from emergency response to prevention.

Key focus areas of the strategic plan will include:

5-year Strategic Plan - Public Comment Period is Open

We invite the community and stakeholders to download, review, and give input on the Draft 5-year Plan by July 10, 2024.

Download the plan in English and Español

Click or scan the QR code to provide feedback on the plan.

Public Comment Barcode

If you have issues completing this form, please send your comments via email to DPH-OEJCH@ph.lacounty.gov.

Strategic Planning Process

Over the past eight months, the Office of Environmental Justice and Climate Health in collaboration with Estolano Advisors and five community-based partners, hosted nine community workshops across the County to invite input to help shape the Office's priorities for the next five years. Additionally, the following engagements were completed:

  • Two strategy sessions with OEJCH Leadership
  • Eight interviews with DPH staff and a small group interview with the Regional Health Officers
  • Eight external interviews with County partners/key stakeholders
  • Four interviews with Tribal organizations
  • One external focus group with County partners
  • Two sessions with an Internal Advisory Committee.
Past Meetings Resource(s)

Virtual Countywide Meeting

January 25, 2024

If you would like to stay informed of the strategic planning process, receive periodic updates, and/or announcements from our office send an email titled "Listserv" to DPH-OEJCH@ph.lacounty.gov with your contact information.

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