You have the power to make health happen in your community. Check out the many different ways you can make a difference.
Make Health Happen Here
Raise awareness about where health happens.
Like Health Happens Here on Facebook or share the Health
Happens Here animated video.
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¡Sí se puede! Get engaged in your
community: Become a volunteer or an organizer, donate
to a cause or participate in local organizations.
Find a partner
Let your voice be heard. Vote! And
encourage friends and family to vote, too.
Register to vote
Invest in the California FreshWorks Fund (for
as little as $20). Companies, community organizations, and
individuals can help bring grocery stores to neighborhoods.
Ask your local councilmember and city or
county department of transportation for lighting in your
Find my local rep
Ride your bike to work or school.
Get a check-up. Under the new health care law
your annual wellness visit to your doctor is free with your
health care plan.
- Small business owners can take advantage of the small
business health care tax credit to help provide health
coverage to your employees.
- Encourage your policymakers to remove subsidies for
junk drinks, like sugary-soda, in the CalFresh (food
Write a restaurant review about the
nutritional quality of your school lunch or your child’s school
lunch and post it on Yelp, Facebook or Patch.com.
Give it a shot
Attend a Wellness Council meeting at your
local school, and if your school doesn’t have a Wellness
Council—ask why not.
Advocate your district’s school board for
common-sense school discipline instead of suspending and