Bridging community and clinical efforts, along with authentic engagement of community members, especially youth, were themes of the day. Participants shared strategies around their work in schools and brainstormed ways CA4Health could bring more partners together across the region. Veronica Flores and Gwendolyn Flynn with Community Health Councils
discussed their vision for deeper collaboration throughout the region, and Dr. Paul Simon with the Los Angeles Department of Public Health shared great resources being developed by the Public Health Alliance of Southern California
CA4Health will stay connected and reconvene both Southern California groups in the Spring.Next stop:
CA4Health will host a web forum in partnership with The Center for Healthy Communities at CSU Chico
to give the North Coast, Cascades, Sacramento and Gold Coast areas an opportunity to learn more about CA4Health. The web forum will be held on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 10:00 am. More information will be sent out soon!