JOIN CHP
Registration Now Open

The Community Health Promoters (CHP) is a year-long internship program for teens who attend PUSD and are transitioning into 9th grade and seeking opportunities to build and strengthen leadership skills. DEADLINE IS APRIL 21st

COOL SUMMER STEM
Registration Now Open

NATHA’s 2014 Summer STEM Program is available for students grades K-5. The session is 7 weeks and begins on June 16th. Every day students will build their STEM (Science / Technology / Engineering/Mathematics) knowledge and take part in fun learning sessions and hands-on activities.

Annual Halloween Party

Youth, Teens, Parents & Friends and Staff joined NATHA for our first halloween party at the new bungalow at JMHS. We had hot dogs, Lemonade, Nachos, Chili, homemade salsa by one of our parents AND lots of candy. See what happens when one students eats too much candy!

Jazz Zone Interview

Roscoe Owens Founder of The Jazz Zone interview Ms. Walker about NATHA and upcoming Lincoln Village Festival.

Mayor Bogaard Visit COOL in the Garden

“COOL Kids” help keep John Muir High School Garden growing strong, while learning about healthy eating. had a surprise visit from Pasadena’s Mayor Bill Bogaard. Master gardener Mud Baron, along with Muir Principal Tim Sippell took a tour of the garden.

2014 Spring Break Retreat

During Spring break 2014, CHP and NATHA staff headed up to the mountains to the Wyndham Resorts in Big Bear for a leadership retreat. They worked together on personal and professional vision boards and discussed how positive or negative self talk can affect goals. CHP planned and cooked all meals during the retreat, hiked, cooked smores and more.

Science in the Air

Recently COOL students took out their microscopes to observe live specimen. Studenets also learned how to fire is created using a microscope and the sun.

LINCOLN VILLAGE...A HUGE SUCCESS!

The success of the 10th Annual Lincoln Village Festival would not be possible without the support and dedication of the PHAT/Lincoln Village Planning committee, our youth, parents, famlies, residents, community organizations and small businesses.A special thank you to our Lincoln Village community for coming out in massive numbers to support the festival. A special THANK YOU to the following for their monetary and in-kind support. City of Pasadena, County of Los Angeles, Kaiser Foundation and City of Hope/CCARE.

National Night Out

Community Health Promoters planned, promoted and managed this annual and national event. A special thank you to Council-member Jacque Robinson, Police Chief Phillip Sanchez and City Manager Michael Beck, Perry's Joint, JMHS Drum Corp., along with parents, families and friends who came out to support the students. WATCH MORE VIDEOS

CNN Sunrise News Visits NATHA

CNN Sunrise News reporter Simone Braithwaite interviews Managing Director, Celestine McFearn-Walker about NATHA programs and upcoming Lincoln Village Festival.
"Thank you so much for walking, raising money and supporting the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House! We really appreciate all of your efforts to help us help kids." Elizabeth Dever, House Director Pasadena. READ MORE

Thank You!

NATHA is pleased to announce a contribution of $1818.00 from the San Marino Community Church Foundation in support of our STEM program for an additional twenty microscopes to allow a 2:1 ratio for greater hands-on use by students.

Minority Cancer Awareness Week Forum

This is a FREE event and the community is invited. Thursday, April, 17 @ City of Hope in Duarte. The theme of this year’s forum is “Cancer and the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement: Systems and Self-determination”, focusing on our shared involvement in cancer prevention and control, and improving quality care. Health professionals will discuss more effective research, interventions and strategies to respond to the rapid changing demographics, and to reduce and eliminate inequalities in cancer outcomes. The general public in invited. Interested participants can register online at: http://goo.gl/DHOkGb or fax attached form to (626) 301-8985.
DEADLINE IS APRIL 10, 2014

SCE Reminds
Customers of Safety

With high winds and potential hard-freeze conditions forecast for many areas of Southern California through Friday, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that outages might occur and to never approach or touch downed power lines. READ MORE

THANK YOU!

Drug Free Communties provided $10,000, Kaiser - $3,000 and City of Hope - $1,000 to support the 10th Annual Lincoln Village Festival held on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Many organizations also provided in-kind support. The Lincoln Village festival is an annual community event organized by the Public Health Action Team and Community Health Promoters to promote a healthy, safe and substance abuse free community. The 2014 Lincoln Village Festival will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014. If you are a community member (adult or teen) and would like to serve on the planning committee, contact Patricia Duff Tucker, DFC Project Director @ (626) 794-5889. Sponsorship opportunities are also available..

Thank You Wacker

Kim Liberato, Director at Wacker Silicones, stopped by to make a donation of a $1000 towards the rebuilding efforts. Mr. Liberato is a JMHS Alumni and he and his family continue to have strong ties in our community.