Promoting Healthy BehaviorsOur Mission
OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY COMMUNITIES THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION.
Serving the Community
A HEALTHIER D.C.
We establish standards of care that focus on prevention, improving access to health services, healthy stores, and recreational opportunities in the community, and linking community members at health risks to health providers and social services.
Our goal is for a healthier D.C; for everyone to be afforded health coverage, access to and quality of care for overall health and wellness.
Faith institutions do this because of our
nature, mission, capacity and need
Organized by faith leaders for faith leaders to address burgeoning health and social service issues.
The Leadership Council for Healthy Communities (LCHC) is a Washington, DC based non-profit organization of clergy leaders, medical professionals, public and community leaders working together to help African Americans and other minorities to eliminate health disparities and promote healthy communities through comprehensive programs. From this purposeful combination of science and faith, LCHC designs meaningful responses to improve community health.
Health Ministry Network
Evidence Based Information
The LCHC team consists of passionate professional industry leaders committed to eliminating health disparities for communities in the Washington, DC area through comprehensive programs that educate, inspire and promote healthy behavior.
LCHC Board Members
Reverend Dr. Frank D. Tucker, Chairman
Edwin C. Chapman, M.D., Secretary
Sidney L. Strickland, Esq., Treasurer
Reverend Freddie Davis
Reverend Lionel Edmonds
Floyd O. May
Reverend Charles W. McNeill, Jr.
Reverend Dr. Regretta Ruffin
Ivan A. Walks, M.D.
Reverend Dr. Christopher Zacharias
I thought, I could go to the hospital and pray for them, or I can educate them so they don’t have to go to the hospital.