Breathe California of Los Angeles

A view of the Los Angeles city skyline as heavy smog shrouds the city in California on May 31, 2015.           AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Study shows lives could be saved through stricter air pollution controls

A view of the Los Angeles city skyline as heavy smog shrouds the city in California on May 31, 2015. LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Southern California, where more than 2,000 people die early each year from polluted air, would benefit… Read More »

Health Resources

At BREATHE LA we strive to provide research to better understand lung diseases and provide research and education for individuals searching for help.



BREATHE LA provides programing to Los Angeles County residents addressing Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Lung Health and Environmental concerns such as poor air quality. To learn more about these programs please click here:

Programs Programa


BREATHE LA is actively working to ensure the implementation of local and state policies that promote emissions control and reduction, as well as education and prevention initiatives surrounding lung disease. A major focus is currently underway to aid in the implementation of AB 32 regarding Climate Change. BREATHE LA is also actively involved in the Los Angeles 30/10 Plan to expedite public transportation plans already approved for Los Angeles County.

Legislation Priorities Campaigns


Get Involved

Please take the time to get involved with BREATHE LA. We have opportunities to get involved with the Board of Directors, Young Professionals program, internships, advocacy and special events. Your contributions to BREATHE LA are tax deductible.

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Contact Us

5858 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 300
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-935-8050
Fax: 323-935-1873

Our Mission

Promoting clean air and healthy lungs through research, education, advocacy and technology.

Our Vision

To protect the breath of life by eliminating the causes of lung disease and reducing the suffering of those afflicted by lung disease.

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