Current Bills

AB 292 Time to Eat: Lunchtime Supports Learning 
AB 292 will allow students to have at least 20 minutes to eat lunch after receiving it.

AB 1321 Nutrition Incentive Matching Grant Program

AB 1321 is an evidence-based bill that doubles the value of nutrition assistance benefits at farmers’ markets and small business retailers when used to purchase California grown fruits, nuts and vegetables.

SB 564  Vehicle speeding fine increase in school zones to fund Safe Routes to School (ATP)

This bill will require that an additional fine of $35 be imposed if the violation occurred in a school zone. Fines will go toward funding school zone safety projects within the Active Transportation Program.

SB 151  Raise in minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21

This bill will raise the minimum age required to purchase tobacco products to 21 years of age.

Learn more about these bills and their progress here.

What's New

Champions of Health Nominations - Deadline Extended!

Nominations for CCPHA’s annual Champions of Health Awards are being accepted now, and to give you sufficient time to submit a nomination form for your public health champion, we’ve extended the deadline!

Each year, we honor a select few individuals making outstanding contributions to the health of California communities. In 2015, CCPHA is moving to a regional approach to awards selection. This year, we’re highlighting the extraordinary work of public health leaders working or attending school in Southern California--heroes fighting against health inequities and the societal causes of obesity and type 2 diabetes. 

Please follow this link to access the awards criteria, nomination forms and submission guidelines. Then, send us your nomination of a public health hero by August 21, 2015. We look forward to learning more about the wonderful Champions of Health working to make Southern California communities healthier.





local Events

Champions Summit and Recognition Ceremony

We are pleased to share with you the success of the Greater Los Angeles Training and Resource Center Champions Summit and Recognition Ceremony! The event, hosted by CCPHA and FAME Corporations on July 16, 2015, brought together about 200 champions from Los Angeles, Orange & Ventura counties for a day of community, networking and best practice sharing. 

We felt honored to recognize the courageous efforts of moms, dads, grandparents, students, public health professionals and community leaders--working tirelessly to introduce healthy changes to our neighborhoods, schools, churches and workplaces on behalf of children and families.

Truly, it was a day that served as inspiration & education for the champion inside each of us. To see a photo gallery of the event, check out this link!

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