Health & Wellbeing

IPS is on the front lines with communities harnessing grassroots power to advocate for policies, practices, and procedures that promote health and wellbeing, from promoting healthy food access to revitalizing neighborhoods.

UCLA Impact Project

The Westside Impact Project at UCLA is a campus/community coalition working to reduce alcohol-related harms at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). The project’s objective is to reduce binge drinking rates, as well as the use of other substances, within the UCLA student body.

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UCLA Project
Preparing Healthy Food

Cal Fresh Healthy Living

The Cal Fresh Healthy Living Project aims to reduce the prevalence of obesity and chronic disease among low-income Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) eligible populations.

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Community Gardens

Sponsored by THRIVE Lemon Grove, the Community Gardens Project in Lemon Grove, California focused on enhancing the overall health of community members.

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Working In The Garden
Dining Group

Smoke Free Dining

The Smoke Free Patios Project was a campaign to establish more smoke-free areas in family restaurants doing business in the southern region of San Diego County. The project’s goal was to eliminate the threat of secondhand smoke in outdoor dining areas via the adoption of smoke-free policies.

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