The Second Annual L.Y.F.E. Line Teen Summit is here!

July 22 – 24, 2020

Ages 12 to 17 – You don’t want to miss out!  Click here to register!  
The LYFE Line Teen Summit is a 3-day virtual camp designed to engage youth ages 12-17 in informative, interactive online sessions and discussions. For more information, visit www.youthpeaceolympics.org or email info@lahealthequity.org or call 225-975-9783

Coming Soon!

Light Up the Night for a Brighter Future Annual Fundraiser

Join us in celebrating an AWESOME six years of positively impacting the lives of youth. Get your tickets today here. #LightUpTheNight  Become a sponsor, get details here

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The first annual 2019 L.Y.F.E. Line Teen Summit is here!                                                                       July 17 & 18, 2019                                                                                                                  

#fun We will dive into pressing topics!  Featuring KT Muyaka!  Enjoy games and activities from BREC on the Geaux such as, “Curry with the shot!, Pass the Hula, a Relay Race obstacle Course, Hula Dance”, and so much more! You don’t want to miss out!  Click here to register!  

Volunteers are welcomed!  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer, please click here to sign up and join our volunteer team!  Must be 18 and older to sign up as a volunteer!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Registration is now open for the 2019 Health Summit: Working Together for Louisiana Children and Families. View the agenda here. Register here.  Partnership opportunities available here.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

Coming Soon! Join us in celebrating an AWESOME achievement—five years of positively impacting the lives of Baton Rouge youth at “Light Up the Night” on Nov. 18. Get your tickets today here.  #LightUpTheNight2018  Sponsorship opportunities available, for details click here.

 

 

Join us for the 5th Anniversary Youth Peace Olympics Closing and Awards Ceremony.                                                                You don’t want to miss it!  #iPickPeace

 

 

2018 Women’s Health Day & Retreat celebrates women and promotes healthy living. Governor Edwards issues proclamation naming May 16, 2018 as Women’s Health Day. First Lady Donna Edwards pens letter to attendees. Watch the video highlights here.

 

 

You are invited to the YPO Opening Ceremony! Youth ages 10 to 16 apply until April 21. Get additional information here  See media release here

 

 

 

2018 Youth Peace Olympics Opening Ceremony #YPO5

 

Join us at the 2018 Health Summit. Register here

 

 

View preliminary program agenda here

 

 

Healthy Blue

 

Louisiana Healthcare Connections

 

Aetna Better Health 

 

Thank you for your support! Help us reach our goal of serving 50 youth in 2018! The fundraising for the Youth Peace Olympics continues. Find out how you can sponsor a child, please click here

 

 

Sponsorships available…to download package, click here

 

Thank you to our Partners and Sponsors…

 

 

 

 

View 2017HEALTHSUMMIT PROGRAM AGENDA

 

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Past Events…

 

PRess Conference Medicaid Anniversary2

 

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Youth Peace Olympics 2016

 

The Opening Ceremony will begin Friday, April 29th from 5 PM to 8 PM at the BREC Perkins Road Park with live entertainment.  Email info@lahealthequity.org; Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/YouthPeaceOlympic/

 

2016 Health Summit A Success

 

 

To review report, click here 2016 Health Summit Summary Report

 

Thank you Baton Rouge Community!

 

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Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Healthcare

 

HCEL Flyer Final

 

Healthcare Empowerment Assembly

 

Empowerment Session Flyer FinalR

 

5th Annual Your Community Health is Wealth Fair

 

YCHW Fair Save the Date Flyer 2014

 

Medicaid Expansion Day of Action – Create A Movement For Change 

 

NOLA Day Of Action flyer2 (3)

 

For additional information visit www.healthcareeveryone.org

 


Of Interest…

 

2017 Youth Peace Olympics Team

 

 

2016 Youth Peace Olympics Team

 

Group Photo 2016 YPO 2

 

2015 Youth Peace Olympics Teams

 

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2014 Youth Peace Olympics Team

 

2014Youth Peace Olympics Team

 

See more here

 

Recruiting coaches and mentors for 2014 Youth Peace Olympic                                                             Inquire at info@lahealthequity.org

 

Medicaid Expansion is the Right Choice for Louisiana
Join LCHE and more than 100 organizations and over 500 individuals asking Governor Jindal to expand Medicaid for Louisiana by signing the letter at lamedicaidexpansion.org,
Read the letter to Governor Jindal

 

Center for Health Equity Urges Governor and Legislature to Take Immediate Measures for Expansion of Medicaid Coverage
Medicaid Expansion Press Release

 

Women’s Retreat 2013: Celebrating Wellness and Culture
View Video here

 


LCHE Newsletters

 

2012 Fall Newsletter

 

2012 Spring Newsletter

 

2011 Fall Newsletter

 

2011 Spring Newsletter


LCHE In News

 

Youth Peace Olympic
http://www.wafb.com/story/25347071/youth-peace-olympics

 

Youth Peace Olympic looks to make mark in Baton Rouge
http://theadvocate.com/home/9009665-125/youth-peace-olympic-looks-to

 

Health Crusaders make first stop at Southern
http://www.wafb.com/story/25022389/health-crusaders-make-first-stop-at-southern
http://www.sus.edu/NewsLetter/NewsletterDisplay.asp?p1=10465&p2=Y&Sort=

 

Expanded health coverage is good
http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20131128/OPINION03/311280012/Expanded-health-coverage-is-good

 

Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion
http://www.fox44.com/news/women-rally-state-capitol-support-medicaid-expansion

 

Hearing on Medicaid Expansion: LCHE President quoted
http://theadvocate.com/home/5429292-125/hearing-on-medicaid-expansion

 

Women’s Retreat 2013: Celebrating Wellness and Culture
http://theadvocate.com/features/people/5905337-123/womens-retreat-offers-screenings-seminars

 

Health reform panel to meet in Abita Springs: Health
http://www.nola.com/community/st-tammany/index.ssf/2012/12/health_reform_panel_to_meet_in.html

 

Affordable Health Care Act will be explained at Abita Springs forum
http://www.thesttammanynews.com/news/article_eae33ed6-5f6a-11e2-bca8-001a4bcf887a.html

 

Forum will discuss Affordable Health Care Act
http://www.wwltv.com/news/northshore/Forum-will-discuss-Affordable-Health-Care-Act-188087381.html

 

Center for Health Equity Names honorees
http://downtown-midcity.wafb.com/news/business/54691-center-health-equity-names-honorees

 

LCHE Convenes Health Assembly
http://downtown-midcity.wafb.com/news/business/53615-louisiana-center-health-equity-convenes-health-assembly

 

Women’s Retreat 2012 Shreveport Times Article
http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/20120414/LIVING02/204130338/Wellness-retreat-offers-free-health-checks

 

Women’s Retreat 2012 Featured in The Advocate
http://theadvocate.com/features/people/2419211-123/free-womens-health-screening-set

 

Youth Talent Showcase Huge Success at LCHE Community Health Fair – WAFB
http://ebrsouth.wafb.com/news/arts-culture/50637-youth-talent-showcase-huge-success-lche-community-health-fair

 

LCHE hosts community health fair – WAFB
http://ebrnorth.wafb.com/news/business/50511-lche-hosts-community-health-fair

 

Center Health Equity Names Forrest to the Board – WAFB
http://ebreast.wafb.com/news/business/50209-center-health-equity-names-forrest-board

 

Increasing Louisiana’s tobacco tax would save lives: A letter to the editor – Times-Picayune
http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.ssf/2011/03/increasing_louisianas_tobacco.html

 

Appointments/Memberships – Baton Rouge Business Report
http://www.businessreport.com/news/2011/mar/08/your-business-gnit1/

 

New LCHE Board Members Appointed – Health Care Journal eNews
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs016/1102084409905/archive/1104828287009.html

 

Check back often for additional updates