Park Funding

Statement on LA City Budget Proposal Fiscal Year 2020-21 for Parks & Recreation

National Health Foundation (NHF) recognizes the connection between a community’s access to parks, green space and their health outcomes. Additionally, NHF acknowledges that decades of racist policies and city planning has led to the under-funding of parks and green spaces in Black communities and communities of color across Los Angeles while simultaneously being over-policed – […]

Blog Banner Jessica Sims

Board Introductions: Meet Jessica!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features NHF board member, Jessica Sims! NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Jessica to learn more about what inspired her to join NHF. […]

NHF Board Member Jerry

Board Introductions: Meet Jerry!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features former NHF board member, Jerry Sullivan! NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Jerry to learn more about what inspired him to return […]

Educational Inequities

Educational Inequity is NOT Just a Pandemic Problem

It has been almost one month since schools halted in-person instruction due to COVID-19. Students and their families are still adjusting to online learning amid a quarantine. And while many schools have successfully transitioned to online distance-learning, a great number of students are having trouble tuning in, particularly those within low-income, under-resourced communities. This points […]

Esther Feldman, Board Member

Board Introductions: Meet Esther!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features Esther Feldman. NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Esther to learn more about what inspired her to join NHF.   Q: What is your […]

Christina Miller

Board Introductions: Meet Christina!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features Christina Miller. NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Christina to learn more about what inspired her to join NHF.   Q: What is […]

Community Initiatives Program Pivots

Sustaining & Innovating Community Programs During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has permeated our society in a way that has dramatically changed the way we live, play and serve. As an organization that works directly with under-resourced communities to address barriers to health, COVID-19 has challenged us to develop creative methods to ensure the continuation of key programming. That is why I am proud to […]