Community Programs

Published on April 29, 2022
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles partners with youth-serving organizations to empower young people from across L.A. County to identify the unique strengths and needs of their communities through photography. Read More
Published on November 15, 2021
Through the Office of Community Affairs’ Community Impact Champions Network, team members from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are embracing volunteer opportunities to improve the health and well-being of local communities. Read More
Published on October 21, 2021
On Aug. 28, 2021, Children’s Hospital teamed up with Macedonia Baptist Church in South L.A. for a health fair to help families get ready for the new school year. The event—part of a growing partnership between the two organizations to support underserved communities—featured... Read More
Published on September 18, 2021
If you're in the Southern California or surrounding areas, you probably felt the recent earthquakes. It isn't too late to get prepared. The Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles strives for pediatric disaster preparedness to... Read More
Published on September 2, 2021
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is part of an innovative nationwide program exposing young people with developmental disabilities to real-world work experience. Read More
Published on June 17, 2021
Whether reclaiming unused food, donating meals or seeding a city garden, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is committed to reducing food insecurity in the community. Read More
Published on April 21, 2021
With seed funding from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, LACC’s new garden aims to reduce food insecurity, increase access to fresh produce and provide educational opportunities for students and the community. Read More
Published on April 20, 2021
Since Feb. 13, nurses and health care providers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have administered more than 9,700 COVID-19 vaccine doses to eligible community members. Read More
Published on June 18, 2015
A thriving Children’s Hospital Los Angeles program builds better dads—and better men. Kevin Haigh admits to being a father-in-progress. “I don’t know what I’m doing, actually,” he says. But he’s trying, having spent the past 18 months attending L.A.... Read More
Published on November 19, 2014
The name Sugar Ray might sound sweet, but in the ring, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard was anything but. However, well after his boxing career, Sugar Ray Leonard faces his biggest opponent yet, juvenile diabetes. In support of the Kids N Fitness program at Children’s... Read More
Published on June 17, 2014
By Rolando Gomez, MBA, manager, Government and Public Policy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Pharmacists and pharmacy interns at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles collaborated with pharmacists from Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, the Los Angeles... Read More
Published on March 20, 2014
By Jennifer Jing, MS, media liaison and science writer, Marketing Communications, The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  Did you know that popcorn is a whole grain? I learned this—and other helpful nutrition facts—at my first Kids N Fitness©... Read More
Published on November 28, 2012
Searching for toys in mom’s closet and using chore money to buy more toys was on Erin Timperley’s 12-year-old agenda. In 2001, she and her cousins decided to donate toys to kids who were less fortunate. Little did Erin and her cousins know that their 2001 toy drive effort would... Read More
Published on October 16, 2012
On Oct. 26, the two sides of Children's Hospital Los Angeles' main campus will be connected. And once complete in the coming months, the long-awaited bridge will be the first of its kind to span across famous Sunset Boulevard.“We’re the first hospital in Los Angeles with a... Read More
Published on September 21, 2011
Each year, Child Passenger Safety Week (CPS) is celebrated across the country to remind parents and caregivers of the need to keep children of all ages properly restrained in the seat that meets their weight and height requirements. Child passenger safety technicians will be... Read More
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Recently, there has been buzz about the new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about keeping your kids rear-facing until age 2 or until they reach the maximum weight or height on their car seat. These recommendations were provided in March 2011,... Read More
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The original version of this story is featured in Community Benefit Report, 2013 issue (page 20). Recent studies show that in Los Angeles, 22 percent of young adults ages 18 to 24 live in poverty. Among those ages 20 to 24, unemployment is 9.4 percent, compared to 6... Read More