CenterScene is a wide-ranging series of public programs organized by the Center for Healthy Communities. These panel discussions, speaker series, film screenings, and related programs take place at the Los Angeles headquarters and allow participants to better understand the crucial health issues facing California communities and to meet and network with others interested in building the dialogue and action around better health.

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How Children Succeed - Book Cover
An Evening with Paul Tough
March 21, 2013
Explore the connection between character strength in childhood and its impact on adult success. 
Tavis CenterScene Education Under Arrest
Tavis Smiley's "Education Under Arrest"
March 18, 2013
Watch Tavis Smiley’s latest special focusing on how to end the school-to-prison pipeline. Q&A to follow.
A Place at the Table: Opening Night Film Screening
A Place at the Table: Opening Night Film Screening
March 1, 2013
Join CenterScene to investigate how a nation with so much food can have so much hunger.
The Khan Academy
The Khan Academy: Teaching Medical Knowledge to the Masses
January 24, 2013
Ponder the possibilities of widespread access to easy-to-understand medical and health lessons.
An Evening with Mark Bittman at The California Endowment
Behind the Scenes of What We Eat, with Mark Bittman
November 14, 2012
Simple lifestyle tweaks for a recipe of eating more judiciously and consciously in our neighborhoods. 
in LA +  Sacramento + Fresno:
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare screenings
November 8, 2012
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Changing the Mechanics: How Bikes are Transforming the Way LA Moves
Changing the Mechanics: How Bikes are Transforming the Way LA Moves
September 19, 2012
Join us  to map the advancement of bikes as a viable mode of transportation for an equitable LA.
Hidden Cost
The Cost of Becoming 'American'
July 25, 2012
Join us for an evening of investigating the link between identity formation and mental health for Latinas.
May CHC Panel
Panel Discussion: Series focusing on women and media
May 23, 2012
Panel Discussion: Pretty Healthy Woman: Advancing Women's Health through Media.
Documentary Film Screening: Miss Representation
May 17, 2012
The film exposes how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women.
Documentary Film Screening: Crime After Crime
May 9, 2012
Crime after Crime tells the story of the legal battle of an incarcerated survivor of domestic violence.

Please visit our archive for a complete list of past events >  

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