Loretta Jones, CEO of Healthy African Americans of Los Angeles died on Thursday, November 22nd. Loretta is known internationally for her visionary leadership in advancing health equity. She was a long-time partner with CCPH having worked most recently with Executive Director, Al Richmond on the Engage4Equity Project based at the University of New Mexico.
“From the moment you met her, you realized that Loretta was a force for justice” says, Al Richmond. “From the ethnically rich communities of Los Angeles to the highest level of the federal government, Loretta was known for her unwavering voice on behalf of the most vulnerable.”
Healthy African American Families (HAAF) is a non-profit, community serving agency. Their mission is to improve the health outcomes of the African American, Latino and Korean communities in Los Angeles County by enhancing the quality of care and advancing social progress through education, training, and collaborative partnering with community, academia, researchers and government. In 2015, Community Partners in Care, a community-academic partnership that includes HAAF, received the CCPH Annual Award for their work using Community Partnered, Participatory Research (CPPR) to build community capacity to improve quality of life of clients with depression in under‐resourced communities of color through rigorous partnered research.
Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Time: 11AM – 1PM – Memorial Service, 1pm – 3pm – Reception with Food and Drink
Place: Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018
For more information on Healthy African American Families and memorial tributes visit (https://www.haafii.org)