Hispanic Latino Coordinating Center (HLCC)
Who We Are
The Hispanic Latino Coordinating Center (HLCC) is a program of the California Health Collaborative (CHC) in partnership with the University of Southern California (USC), funded by the California Department of Public Health- California Tobacco Control Program.
The mission of the HLCC is to improve the overall health of Latinos in California by reducing tobacco-related disparities through the adoption and implementation of policies and system changes via statewide collaboration and community empowerment.
- Foster collaboration and effective communication among HL regional projects in California.
- Leverage resources and support systems to create statewide momentum on tobacco control efforts.
- Develop a policy platform to facilitate the adoption and implementation of tobacco control strategies.
- Coordinate a Latino statewide advisory committee to provide guidance and support on the planning and implementation of tobacco control strategies.
- Build the capacity of Latino tobacco control advocates to accelerate the adoption, implantation of policy and system change campaigns.
- Outreach to elected officials and policymakers on tobacco control issues and strategies.
- Develop and tailor educational materials and resources.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. FUNDED UNDER CONTRACT #17-10593.