links Community Nutrition Education Services
2008 Los Angeles Area Activities

 
List of partner organizations/businesses/institutions
(significant collaborators with whom money, time, and/or other resources are shared):

Organization

Description

Center for Lifelong Learning

Target population: women(midlife)

  • Nutrition Education Class on "Food Label Reading" when both cooking at home and eating outside of the home
  • Activity was undertaken as Lead Partner for "Take Action: Healthy People, Places, and Practices in Communities" Project funded by U.S. Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion and the Regional Health Administration.

East Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club

Target population: parents / guardians and their children

4-weeks( 1.5 hrs per week) on:

  • Healthy eating choices-including cultural foods
  • "Food Label Reading" when cooking at home and when eating outside of the home
  • Modification ofrecipes and taste testing of traditional cultural foods
  • Practical physical activity

Great Beginnings for Black Babies, Inc.

Target population: pregnant women and their families

Journal article published: Everette, Mable. Investigation of the Correlates of Iron Deficiency among Non-Pregnant Child-Bearing Age Females, (18-49 years) using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III National Data Set (NHANES III-1988-1994). Ecology of Food and Nutrition (Publisher: Taylor Francis) April 16, 2008.

The background for the article was informed by a history of nutrition education classes with the organization's clientele

Healthy African American Families II

Target population: Los Angeles community at large
Journal article published: Everette, Mable. Gestatational Weight and Dietary Intake During Pregnancy: Perspectives of African American Women. Maternal and Child Health Journal (Publisher: Springer Netherlands) November 7, 2007
The article s based on analysis of Ethnographic data collected and maintained at the nonprofit organization.

Jenesse Center, Inc

Target population: domestic violence intervention program

 

Nutrition Education Class:

"Healthy eating choices-including cultural foods

"Food Label Reading"when both cooking at home and eating outside of the home

Los Angeles County/Nutrition Section

Target Population: Farmers¡¯ Market attendees

 

  • Nutrition education and food demonstrations at a local Farmers Market. Mable Everette, RD was named as one of the "County of Los Angeles 2008 Volunteer of the Year."

United American Indian Involvement

Target population: Native American families and their children

 

  • Nutrition and physical activity classes 4 weeks (@ 2.5 hours each) for families with children under 12 years of age focused on childhood obesity prevention.
  • A poster session was prepared as a result of this class for the "First California Native Youth Diabetes Prevention and Treatment" Conference held April 2008 in Sacramento, CA

Alzheimer’s Association

Target population:

Mid-life African Americans
  • Nutrition Education Class on "Food Label Reading" when both cooking at home and eating outside of the home
  • Activity was undertaken as Partner for the “Healthy Brain Championship” Workshops.

Project Access Health Fair At The Palms Apartments in Roland Heights, CA

Target population: families and seniorsin residential housing

Interactive Nutrition display:

·Healthy eating choices-including cultural foods

·"Food Label Reading" when cooking at home and when eating outside of the home

·Measuring food portion sizes.

Phillipian
Baptist Church

Target population:
Adult s

  • Nutrition Education Class on "Food Label Reading" when both cooking at home and eating outside of the home.
  • Activity was undertaken as Partner for the American Diabetes Association’s African American Programs.