Los Angeles is a city with a passion for healthy living but 30% of children are overweight or obese.
Consequently, they are more likely to develop non-communicable diseases like diabetes at a younger age. Brian and other Young Leaders are tackling this in the Health Goals project on a regenerated pitch in East LA.
They will engage 250 kids in regular football activities where they will be physically active and learn valuable information about health and nutrition.
“The goal is to get kids to be more active, so that through the nutritional side of soccer and their health, it becomes a habit where people want to eat healthy.” Brian, 19
This project is delivered in partnership with East LA Rising, and generously supported by Nexen Tyre.