Author: Rachel Otter

Schools for Healthy and Thriving Students: A Wellness Policy Consortium Success

To support school districts in the Central Valley of California with updating, strengthening, and developing more comprehensive Local School Wellness Policies (LSWP), Valley Children’s Healthcare, in partnership with CWN, created the Schools for Healthy and Thriving Students: A Wellness Policy Consortium (Consortium). The Consortium is aligned with the Centers for… Read more »

#LetsFeedLACounty Food Voucher Program: Creating an Emergency Food Program during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, and its economic shutdown, placed millions of Americans in financial crisis. In Los Angeles County, where 27% of lower-income households experienced food insecurity, resulting in job layoffs exacerbated an already critical situation. As a result, food insecurity skyrocketed, adding a huge new population of food insecure to… Read more »

Wellness Matters! March 2021

CWN’s monthly eNewsletter, Wellness Matters! March 2021 In this issue: A Message from the Director: Stop AAPI Hate Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women in Public Health Supporting Physical Education & Physical Activity with Native American Students Wellness Policy Consortium Recap & COVID-19 Vaccine Expansion CWN Policy Corner Upcoming Events