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BREATHE Life Now
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the
moments that take our breath away.
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County ( BREATHE LA ) is driven by a history of dedication to lung health and clean air in Los Angeles County. BREATHE LA Board of Directors and staff bring more than one hundred years of experience and a passionate dedication to clean air and lung health issues with an unwavering commitment to the unique needs of our local Los Angeles community.
BREATHE LA programs and services are multi-cultural, multi-disciplined and atuned to the specific challenges of Los Angeles County. We are proud of our commitment to provide meaningful quality of life improvements to our community. Our strong advocacy for clean air and smoke-free environments are among the many ways in which we make good on our promise to protect the breath of life.
BREATHE LA provides educational and health awareness programs, conducts lung health research, promotes clean air initiatives, enhances professional development for respiratory health professionals, and works with local communities, elected leaders, business leaders and the health education community to increase awareness and effective advocacy.Our mission is to promote clean air and healthy lungs through research, education, and technology.
- BREATHE LA conducts lung health research with the goal of developing non-medical, community-based treatments that improve quality of life for those suffering with asthma, COPD or other lung diseases.
- O24u Environmental Education Program BREATHE LA's signature program has served thousands of inner city school children, teaching them about how taking care of their environment helps take care of their lungs.
- Lung Power is family asthma management program helping children to manage their asthma symptoms and lessen their exposure to indoor and outside triggers.
Pulmones Libres / Breathe Free BREATHE LA's Spanish language outreach program provides lung disease information to the uninsured. The program also educates the community about risk factors and provides referrals regarding treatment options.
- BREATHE LA has a robust advocacy agenda, with local and state efforts that address air quality, pollution emissions control, COPD surveillance, public transportation and much more.
Do you breathe? We're here for you!