Regional Youth Convening in Los Angeles


Over forty youth and adult mentors from across Southern California Kaiser HEAL communities gathered in Los Angeles to gain the skills and tools to transform their schools and neighborhoods into healthy active places. Hollywood High School and HEAL project Alumni, Yasuein Reyes, shared his story of overcoming personal challenges by adapting a healthy lifestyle and leading physical activity changes in his school. Baldwin Park's most notable youth advocate Connie Gonzalez, gave insight into the determination it takes to get young people involved in community organizing and how her involvement in a community initiative influenced her decision to go to college. For more information visit here.