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


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.

Create An Abstract

Noe Chavez, NATHA’S Board member and City of Hope researcher instruct CHP and interns on how to develop their research abstract presentation for the 5th Annual Minority Cancer Awareness Week forum at City of Hope on Wednesday, April 15

    CHP Tobacco  Campaign Meeting

During Spring Break 21 youth provided their insight during a Tobacco Control focus group at the Pasadena Public Health Department. Students will be working on tobacco control media campaign for Northwest Pasadena/Altadena.

     New Interns

Our partnership with the Foothill Workforce Investment Board, provides training opportunities for eleven youth and young adults.  "NATHA takes the time to talk to our clients, listens to them, ensures they are doing well and challenges them with projects to increase their skills and abilities." Gabe, Case Manager, FWIB

Youth Summer Report

Read the final report detaling the students accomplishments in our Community Health Promoters Summer Youth Transition Program.
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"I Choose" Campaign

In honor of the 2015 National Drug Facts week, Community Health Promoters; Sarah & Jaidyn (PHS), Imani ( JMHS) and Charisma (Marshall HS) learned why their peers have joined them in making the choice to be drug free!

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 we have been named a finalist in the running to receive funding from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to become a leading community on health improvement, as part of an initiative known as SCALE (Spreading Community Accelerators through Learning and Evaluation). An interview is scheduled for March 31 @ 1:00pm.  
 The grant application was submitted in partnership with the City of Hope/CCARE, City of Duarte and Duarte Unified School District and NATHA as part of the San Gabriel Valley Healthy Cities Collaborative.  If approved for the grant, the partnerships aims 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 with community based resources supportive physical environments and businesses, policies for healthy eating and physical activity. These shared collaborative mission and values will be key driver to nuture and sustain the partnership. Our shared mission and values will be key drivers to nurture and sustain our relationship and collaborative partnership.
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.
Hundreds of families and friends attended the 11th Annual Lincoln Village Festival; celebrating the diversity  of youth, families, residents, businesses and community organizations. The free event was sponsored in part by a Drug Free Communities grant and many partners.  Lt. John Luna, Pasadena Police Department & Former Boardmember, Harry Washington, NATHA Founding Member and Mayor Bill Bogaard were all honored for their dedication to NATHA and the community.

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