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CalFresh Healthy Living Success Stories and Highlights

Read about the work that our CalFresh Healthy Living funded partners have implemented in 2020-2023.

Access to Healthy Food Events Uplifting Marginalized Communities

AHWM and Healthy Worksites Partnership

Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement (APIFM) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate healthy, long-lasting, and vibrant Asian and Pacific Islander communities through community-centered engagement and education. APIFM partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to increase access to healthy food by implementing expanded/mobile produce distributions in schools, parks and other community-based settings. Read how APIFM increased the affordability of fruits and vegetables for low-income older adults in Chinatown.pdf icon

A Healthier San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corp

AVPH Provide Fresh Produce in Antelope Valley

Active San Gabriel Valley (Active SGV) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support a more sustainable, equitable and livable San Gabriel Valley by providing culturally sensitive programming, focusing on youth/ young adult development efforts and partnering with transit, sustainability, conservation and other community-based organizations. Active SGV worked with the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corp (SGVCC) program at the Jeff Seymour Family Center to deliver a series of nutrition education classes to their youth and young adult employees. Read more about how Active SGV delivered nutrition education to San Gabriel Valley community members.pdf icon

A Dignified Approach at Trend Community

APIFM provide healthy nutrition classes

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health partnered with Antelope Valley Partners for Health (AVPH) to implement the Nutrition Pantry Program (NPP).AVPH aims to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and underserved populations in Antelope Valley by providing access to health care, community needs assessments, mental health care in schools, dental health for children, nutrition and physical activity programs, case management for pregnant women, and implementing a coordinated community framework to lead the area in local health policy. AVPH worked with Trend Community Pantry, a community home in a residential neighborhood in the city of Lancaster, providing support in implementing the NPP framework.pdf icon

Pico Union Project Partnership


Seeds of Hope is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, which seeks to cultivate wellness in their community. They focus on a diocese-wide approach to food production, distribution, and preparation to benefit the hungry and undernourished in their churches and within the broader communities throughout Los Angeles County. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Seeds of Hope collaborated with the community-based partner, The Pico Union Project to increase access to healthy food events and to provide food waste education for Pico Union community members. Read more about the partnership between Seeds of Hope and Pico Union Project.pdf icon

Glendale Unified School District's Smarter Lunchroom Movement Initiative

Healthy Academy Afterschool Program

Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) is a public-school district that serves 25,000 students in preschool through 12th grade and has 32 school sites primarily in Glendale, California. Students come from a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds and speak 48 different languages; over 50% of GUSD students qualify for free and reduced-price meals. The GUSD CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) Team worked in two elementary schools in GUSD to implement the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (SLM) initiative. SLM uses research-based strategies to “nudge” students to select, eat, and enjoy healthy food options in schools, without eliminating choice.pdf icon

Lawndale Elementary School District’s Water Access and Appeal Campaign

Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Lawndale Elementary School District (LESD) is a public-school district in the South Bay of Los Angeles, serving over 4,700 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Students are predominantly students of color with nearly 84% of them qualifying for free and reduced-price meals. LESD’S CalFresh Healthy Living Program (CFHL) has been working with Jane Addams Middle School Leadership students on a Water Access and Appeal strategypdf icon utilizing the youth-led participatory action research (YPAR) framework. As part of this strategy, the CFHL team introduced the students to topics of wellness, social determinants of health, and guided students through the campaigning process to promote drinking water and restrict sugar sweetened beverages.

Promotoras lead Nutrition Education Focus Area of the Nutrition Pantry Program

Northeast Valley Health Corporation

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (LARFB) partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to implement the Nutrition Pantry Program (NPP) in nine food pantries across Los Angeles County. LARFB formed a new food pantry partnership with Central City Neighborhood Partners with the shared goals of participating in the NPP and to train Promotoras in providing healthy food demonstrations and nutrition education,pdf icon one of the main focus areas of the NPP.

Piloting Asynchronous Direct Nutrition Education Classes

Education and Community Building Opportunities in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA)is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build sustainable food systems by working with small/ mid-sized farms and local small businesses at their various farmers market locations and promote social and cultural activities by coordinating programs such as their Pompea Smith Good Cooking Buena Cocina Nutrition Education Program. In efforts to increase class participation, SEE-LA piloted a new self-paced, online nutrition education module pdf iconto parents.

Access to Healthy Food Events at South Central LA’s Early Childhood Education Centers

The Children’s Collective Inc. (TCCI)

The Children’s Collective Inc. (TCCI) is a non-profit human services corporation with a mission to improve life outcomes for children, youth and their families in South Los Angeles by providing high quality, comprehensive, education and family support services. TCCI also aims to improve access to healthy food and beverages in early childhood education centers. To achieve this goal, TCCI hosts community eventspdf icon that help increase access to fruits and vegetables at all 10 of its childcare centers in South Central Los Angeles.

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