Our mission is to nurture healthy lifestyle habits and health advocacy skills in Los Angeles youth through mentoring, leadership training and education in nutrition, fitness and mindfulness.
Our vision is youth and families equipped with the knowledge and skills to integrate healthy lifestyle habits and serve as health advocates in their communities.
35% of children in Los Angeles County are overweight or obese.
Teens who are obese are 16 times more likely to become severely obese adults.
Obesity is a major contributor to the leading causes of death in the U.S., including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer.