“Everyone deserves healthy and safe communities. Through education, empowerment, and advocacy, we can make this vision a reality for all.”
Lahiru Kodituwakku (they/them) is the Program Coordinator for the Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing initiative in Los Angeles County, serving the cities of Alhambra and Pico Rivera. Lahiru received their BA in Psychology with a minor in Communications from CSU Dominguez Hills and their MPH in Health Promotion and Behavioral Science from San Diego State University. Prior to working at IPS, Lahiru worked in student affairs, community-based participatory research, and health education. They are passionate about achieving health equity in vulnerable communities, community-based advocacy, empowerment, and activism, and increasing access to care and resources that help keep communities healthy.
Outside of their work at IPS, Lahiru enjoys reading, photography, and cooking.