live / 2015

Live Well Pico Union

Live Well Pico Union

Idea submitted in the My LA2050 Maker Challenge by Clinica Msr. Oscar A. Romero

Clinica Romero is a community health clinic dedicated to improve the health and lives of patients and community at large that proposes a holistic approach to healthier lifestyles.


In what areas of Los Angeles will you be directly working?

  • Clinica Romero Pico Union Clinic Site

How do you plan to use these resources to make change?

  • Engage residents and stakeholders
  • Expand a pilot or a program

How will your proposal improve the following “Live” metrics?

  • Healthcare access
  • Obesity rates
  • Rates of mental illness
  • Percentage of residents receiving coordinated healthcare services (Dream Metric)

Please explain how you will evaluate your work.

Clinica Romero will

-Install a minimum of 5 outdoor exercise stations -Provide nutrition classes to the local community -Engage in counseling to find the root causes of chronic obesity and diabetes -Publicize availability of workshops and exercise space -Maintain social media presence.

How can the LA2050 community and other stakeholders help your proposal succeed?

  • Money (financial capital)
  • Publicity/awareness (social capital)
  • Infrastructure (building/space/vehicles, etc.)
  • Community outreach