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Center for Healthy Neighborhoods Holds Open House

The CSUF Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at the Richman Community Center in Fullerton invited the community to an Open House event on October 18. The event featured free food, music, and activities.

The Center for Healthy Neighborhoods aims “to alleviate education and health disparities, revitalize neighborhoods, and reduce the cycle of poverty for low income children and families.”

Community leaders along with Mayor Jesus Silva (left) and councilmember Ahmad Zahra (right).

The Center features an arts for kids program, a career planning and development program, counseling, fitness courses, health screening and assessments, and youth programs which seek to help “adolescents and teens reach their full potential.”

After school tutoring, computer training, and college readiness programs are led by graduate students at Cal State Fullerton, who also serve as mentors. The CSUF Center for Healthy Neighborhoods also provides internships and practicum experience to Cal State Fullerton students.

Mayor Silva and community leaders unveil the new “Little Free Library” at the Center.