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HEALTHY IN POMONA

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People in Pomona have a healthy quality of life.

Healthy in Pomona (HiP): is a collaborative group of residents and organizations who are dedicated to improving the health of Pomona by supporting Pomona’s Promise, a Collective Impact Initiative. HiP's main objective is that People in Pomona have a Healthy Quality of Life! HiP meets quarterly on the 4th Wednesday.

 

There are three subcommittees under HiP and these are:

Health Access Committee
(HAC)

Creating a sustainable network among providers of health care, mental health care and safety net services for seamless referrals of clients with multifaceted needs, based on the principles of "no wrong door" and a "warm hand-off" in order to improve care coordination. HAC engages with community members and leaders from local health clinics/hospital, behavioral health agencies, and wellness organizations to not only share resources, but to work together to ensure equitable access to health in Pomona.  The Health Access Committee meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. 

Location: Zoom

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

To join the email list contact us at healthyinpomona@gmail.com

Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL)

Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL): Implements goals of HEAL Resolution adopted by the City of Pomona in 2012, including Built Environment, Employee Wellness, and Healthy Food Access. HEAL meets on the 3rd Thursday of every other month.

Location: Zoom

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

To join the email list contact the co-chairs: Juanita Preciado-Becerra at juanita.preciado-becerra@ctris.org or Lidia Manzanares at lidmanz81@gmail.com

Pomona Continuum of Care Coalition
(PCOCC)

Works to prevent homelessness and assist those who are to increase their skills, income, access to housing and self-determination. PCOCC meets on the 1st Thursday of every month.

Location: GoToMeeting

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

To join the email list contact: Donyielle Holley (chair) Donyielle_Holley@ci.pomona.ca.us

Participants Represent:

American Heart Association, BlueShield of California, Buena Vista Community Garden, Cal Poly Pomona, City of Pomona, Community Translational Research Institute (CTRI), dA Center for the Arts, Day One Pomona, East Valley Community Health Center, Foothill Family Services, House of Ruth, Institute for Public Strategies, Just Us 4 Youth, LA County Department of Public Health, Lions Club, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Lopez Urban Farm, National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (NCADD-ESGPV), Parents Anonymous, Parktree Community Health Center, Partnership for a Positive Pomona (P3), Pomona Environmental Advocacy for Community Health (P.E.A.C.H.), Pomona Unified School District, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Pomona Valley Runners, Pomona’s Farmers Market, Pomona Police Department, Pomona’s Wellness Community (LADPH), Project Sister, Prototypes, So Cal Service Corps, Supervisor Hilda Solis’ office, Tri-City Mental Health, Volunteers of America, Western University of Health Sciences, residents, and more.