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Health Net’s Community Connection Forum Brings 50+ Non-Profits Together to Make South Los Angeles a More Resilient Community

Thursday, September 20, 2018 2:00 pm PDT
(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Health Net:

WHAT:  

Health Net will host an interactive panel discussion on trauma and community resilience with over 50 community stakeholders representing Watts and South Los Angeles. The event is being held in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Charles R. Drew University, Black Women for Wellness, and Watts Health.

 
WHEN: Friday, September 21, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 
WHERE: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, 1339 E 120th Street, Los Angeles CA, 90059
 
WHO: The panel discussion will include: Dr. Farid Hassapour, Chief Medical Director for Health Net; Andrea Welsing, Director for Injury and Violence Prevention Program of Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Dr. Jorge Reyna, Vice President of Population Health for Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital; and Karen Hill, Senior Consultant for Health Management Associates. In addition, Steven Bradford, State Senator (CA-SD 35) and LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas (Second District) are scheduled to join the community forum. Attendees will participate in a breakout session to share their best practices and learnings.
 
WHY: Health Net’s purpose is to transform the health of our communities, one person at a time. Through partnerships with community-based organizations and local governments, we look to support regional solutions for healthcare challenges. The company’s series of Community Connections Forums, held throughout the year across California, is just one way Health Net is actively engaged in the communities we serve.

Contact:

Mashi Nyssen
Health Net
mashi.nyssen@healthnet.com
Office: (818) 676-8042
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