Louisiana Health Equity

Over the Years

2010

Founded

  • Louisiana Center for Health Equity established 

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2011

LCHE convened the Together We Are More Adolescent Health Collaborative

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2011

LCHE began the Our Community Health is Wealth Fair

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2011

LCHE began the Light Up the Night Fundraisers 

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2012

LCHE started the Women’s Health Day and Retreats

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2013

LCHE convened the Campaign for Healthcare for Everyone for Medicaid Expansion and Dying for Coverage slogan

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2014

LCHE started the Youth Peace Olympics

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2016

LCHE recognized for role in Medicaid Expansion

Alma standing behind man signing policy

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2016

LCHE started the Annual Health Summits

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2016

LCHE ended the Your Community Health is Wealth Fair after the “Great Flood” in Baton Rouge

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2017

LCHE began LYFE Line Teen Summits and youth development activities

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2017

LCHE logo update

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2018

LCHE President awarded the NAACP Dr. William Montague Cobb Award for outstanding efforts to advance health policy, health advocacy, and social justice in the State of Louisiana

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2019

LCHE President selected to join the Anne E. Casey Foundation’s Children’s Health Leadership Network

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2020

LCHE announced LA40by2030 and declared this the decade for Louisiana Children

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2021

LCHE convened the Campaign to Establish the Louisiana Office on Women’s Health

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2021

LCHE implemented LEAD in LYFE League Teen Leadership and Advocacy Program

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2022

LCHE began Louisiana Resources and Educational Assessments for Children’s Health (LA REACH)

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2022

LCHE President winner of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Equity Award presented by the National Civic League

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2022

LCHE Rebrand with new logo

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2011

LCHE began the Our Community Health is Wealth Fair

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2022

Louisiana Office on Women’s Health legislation passed