National Health Foundation has a vision that every individual, regardless of who they are or where they live, can achieve their highest level of health through a comprehensive and compassionate system of care.


Youth-Driven Healthy South LA

Project Advisory Group

Adela Barajas

Founder and Executive Director

Life After Uncivil and Ruthless Act - LAURA

4700 Honduras Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90011

Margaret Lynn Yonekura, M.D.

Director of Community Benefit

Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center Foundation

1401 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles CA 90015

Malcolm Harris

Director of Programs


4331 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles CA 90037

Mike Castillo

Field Deputy

Council District 9 - City of Los Angeles

4301 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles CA 90011

Nina Vaccaro

Executive Director

Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers

3655 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles CA 90007

Saundra Bryant

Executive Director

All People's Community Center

822 E. 20th St. Los Angeles CA 90011

Gloria Medina

Training Director

Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education

1715 W. Florence Ave. Los Angeles CA 90047

Gilbert Radillo

Associate Director of Community Relations

A Place Called Home

2830 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles CA 90011

Julie Tolentino

Program Analyst, Nutrition and Physical Activity

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

3530 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90010

"There are many people who feel insecure about going to places like the gym and the park. They either do not have sufficient money or the security is very low. Communities would be improved if people felt more safe and the cost wasn't too high." - Sabina Cervantes, Community Health Liaison