UCLA Fielding School of Public Health students arrive with the passion to make a difference and, over the course of their education at FSPH, gain the tools needed to do so. One way for students to gain these tools is through the UCLA Public Health Training Program on Population Health Advocacy, in which students are embedded in community-based organizations for on-the-ground training designed to build their advocacy skills and advance the health of Los Angeles communities.
By the end of 2018, advocacy fellows will have cumulatively contributed 25,000+ hours at nearly 30 community-based organizations in Los Angeles, working on issues critical to eliminating disparities and improving health outcomes, particularly in historically-marginalized and low-income neighborhoods. For example:
Read more about the UCLA Public Health Training Program on Population Health Advocacy.
To learn how to support the program, please contact Ms. Tracy Hough, director of development at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, founded in 1961, is dedicated to enhancing the public’s health by conducting innovative research, training future leaders and health professionals from diverse backgrounds, translating research into policy and practice, and serving our local communities and the communities of the nation and the world. The school has more than 600 students from more than 25 nations engaged in carrying out the vision of building healthy futures in greater Los Angeles, California, the nation and the world.