Our Community, Our Youth, Our Future
Neighbors Acting Together Helping All

Minority Cancer Awareness Forum

Community Health Promoter (CHP) Charisma Marines (sophomore, Marshall) explains the abstract poster she and her peers created for the City of Hope/CCARE Annual Minority Cancer Awareness Forum on April 15th.

Kicking Off Alcohol Awareness Month

NATHA intern Mariela M. and CHP Vice President Cesar S. petitioned a proclamation that would lend official recognition to the important work of educating the public on alcoholism, as well as emphasizing the need for the City of Pasadena's commitment to ending this unfortunate issue. Mayor Bill Bogaard  issued an official proclamation in recognition of 2015 as Alcohol Awareness Month in Pasadena.  Read their request below.
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Congratulations to Mariela M. on her recent acceptance to University of California, Santa Barbabra. Mariela is 17 years old, a senior at John Muir High School, NATHA Youth Leaders in Action (YLA) member and intern. She has been accepted to five universities so far. Click below to learn more.

CHP Nutrition and Physical activity meeting

Community Health Promoters learn about the trends in obesity and nutrition around the country.  CHP will participate in the Annual ENACT Nutrition and Physical Activity Day in May.. Marisela Muerta, CCARE/COH will work with the  students from NATHA and Duarte High School in this joint effort to support better nutrition and physical activity among teens.

STEAM Summer Camp

 Experience amazing opportunities that will allow your child to learn and explore how the subjects of  Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math relate to real-life.
NATHA is pleased to announce our  San Gabriel Valley Health Cities Collaboration was named as finalist to receive funding from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).  Over 200 applications were submitted from around the nation and 57 were chosen as finalist for the  SCALE ( Spreading Community Accelerators through Learning and Evaluation grant. Our collaborating partners are City of Hope/CCARE, City of Duarte, Duarte Unified School District and NATHA.  We had  an interview on March 31 and final decisions will be made in about two weeks. 
 If approved for the grant, our collaborative aim is to design and ultimately implement a multilevel plan for reducing chronic disease inequities due to over weight, obesity and sedentary lifestyles and creating healthier cities through our Eat, Move Live Campaign.
MISSION: To create a community with a youth-centered perspective promoting self-sufficiency and enhancing individual capacity to advocate for and maintain a healthy, vibrant, and safe community.
Thank you to Boris Zhang, USC, School Of Cinematic Arts, Masters of Arts Production  who produced the documentary during his internship.

“Enjoy the healthy foods NATHA  give the kids.” -Ernestina Q, Parent

COOL Kids are using their imagination to make art out of clay. Armory of the Arts is providing 4 weeks of art enrichment; twice a week during our after-school program.

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“NATHA is a grass roots Community grown agency which cares about the youth.” -Talia B, Parent

Our Partners

To facilitate the thousands of hours of free/low cost services provided to our youth and famlies, NATHA relies on the generous monetary and in-kind contributions from the following:
Armory Center for the Arts
City of Hope/CCARE
City of Pasadena
Japanese American National Museum
County of Los Angeles / Antonovich
Dodger Foundation
Drug Free Communities
Dwight Stuart Foundation
Edison International
First 5 LA
FilAm TV
Gramy Museum
Museum of Tolerance
OnWeb Television
Pasadena International Film Festival
Pasadena Journal
Pasadena Police Dept
Pasadena Public Health Dept
Pasadena Unified School District
Patron Saints Foundation
Rose Hills Foundation
Salvation Army/Sparks of Love
San Marino Community Church
Southern California Edison
Sugimoto Family Fund
Treasure Little Children
Wacker Chemical Corporation

Contact NATHA

Main Office
2023 Lincoln Avenue
Pasadena, California 91103
Phone: (626) 794-5889(626) 794-5889
Fax: (626) 794-7824
Youth Programs Location
John Muir High School
1905 Lincoln Avenue
Pasadena, California 91103
Bungalow # G-222
Phone: (626) 421-6736(626) 421-6736