Welcome our New Director!

We are pleased to welcome Ali Uscilka, MPH as the new Program Director for Healthy & Active Before Five! Ali comes to this position after nine years of teaching, publishing, and engaging the community through a wide range of programs to advance social justice, reduce health disparities, and empower communities. She is skilled in policy research and has extensive advocacy Continue reading

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What Makes a Great Lactation Space?

By California law, all employers must provide a reasonable amount of break time and provide a private space other than a toilet stall, close to the employee’s work area, to accommodate an employee desiring to express breastmilk. In creating their breastfeeding room, The Contra Costa Child Care Council has gone far above and beyond these Continue reading

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New Healthy Policy: Bike Concord

In this new series, we will feature organizations that have recently passed healthy policies through our Pledge the Practice, Pass the Policy program. Before we get started, we’d like to recognize all of our partners who have passed healthy policies so far in 2016: Richmond Main Street – Tap Water Promotion Policy Pogo Park –  Healthy Food and Beverage Policy Bike Continue reading

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Meet Our Partners – Diana Camacho

We want you to get to know the people who make HAB45 the powerful collaboration that it is. In this series, we’ll be speaking with members of our Executive Committee and other partners who bring unique perspectives on early childhood health to our table. Today we’re speaking with Diana Camacho, Program Director at John Muir Continue reading