CaLAPH participants and staff at learning retreat

    Sharing and learning at CA Opioid Safety Network convening

    Leadership in action at CA Opioid Safety Network Southern CA convening

    CA Opioid Safety Network Accelerator participants sharing knowledge at Northern CA convening

    NLAPH participants launching the year's work at learning retreat

    Mapping networks together at NLAPH retreat"

Developing public health leaders, creating change, and reducing health inequities

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Since 1991, we have pioneered the field of health leadership by training, supporting, and coaching leaders to transform their communities into healthier places to live, work, and play.


Our Programs

National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health


Since 2011, NLAPH has provided training to four-person multi-sector teams from across the country to advance their leadership skills and achieve health equity in their community. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the one-year program uses an experiential learning process that includes webinars, a multi-day retreat, coaching support, peer networking, and an applied health leadership project.

California Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health


CaLAPH trains teams across California to address social determinants of health and to work towards health in all policies in their community.

California Opioid Safety Network


For more information please click the title above to see our program page.

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CHLP’s impact can be seen both via formal evaluation and the ongoing work of our alumni teams…







NLAPH 2019 2018 Teams End Year and 2018 Applications Close

The application period for NLAPH 2019 (Cohort 8) has ended. Please check back in January for information on our new teams and updates from Cohort 7 (including Culminating Team Reports) after they have closed out their program year! For more information about NLAPH, visit the NLAPH program page


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Accepting Applications for the California Opioid Safety Network Accelerator Program

Launched in February 2018, our California Opioid Safety Network Accelerator Program provides coaching, technical assistance and networking opportunities to 24 local opioid safety coalitions across California. Given the success of the program to date, we are excited to expand the opportunity to additional coalitions in California looking to take their work to the next level. Participating coalitions are also eligible to receive an AmeriCorps VISTA member to help build local capacity. Contact us at to learn more. Applications are due by 5:00 pm PST on Wednesday, October 31.