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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Action Alert

The time to end seniority-based layoffs is now. Legislators need to hear from people whose lives and professions have been affected by this harmful policy. Students First and its members care deeply about transforming education and making decisions that are good for kids. Join us.

Click the link below to email your legislators:

Write letters to your legislators on ending Last In First Out. Mail in your letters to your state senator and assemblyman's Sacramento offices.

Click here to look up your legislators and their office addresses.

Thank you for your dedication to making sure EVERY student has a GREAT teacher.

For the Kids,

Elizabeth Doctor
Regional Outreach Manager

Ingrid Cheng @fitnesswla
Former LAUSD teacher

Friday, May 25, 2012

Women's Peace Walk

Presented by UN Women: Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Saturday June 2, 2012
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Palisades Park in Santa Monica

Support an environment where we all live in peace.
Collaborate with like-minded people.
Promote participation in your community.
Share your commitment to peace.

Contact Cathy Hillman

Ingrid Cheng @fitnesswla
Health Advocate and Finalist of Urban Rebound: an exciting initiative for women entrepreneurs ready to grow their businesses to $250,000 or more in annual revenues. 

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Bingo for Choice

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
Join Planned Parenthood Young Professionals for the 9th Annual Bingo for Choice!
Tuesday, May 22, 7:00pm

Specialty cocktails will be served at Happy Hour prices, so don't forget to bring cash!  To preserve the beauty of the venue's beautiful historic floors, please do not wear stiletto or narrow high heeled shoes. Click here to purchase tickets!

During the Lunch & Learn at Westside Family Health Center, we talked about how public funding of family planning prevents about 1.94 million unintended pregnancies, including 400,000 teen pregnancies, resulting in 810,000 fewer abortions and saving taxpayers $4 for every $1 spent on family planning. 99% of women have used birth control at some point in our lives, but the conservative right-wing attacks on basic women's healthcare access threatens our right to choose. If you're not concerned or outraged yet, go to:

Ingrid Cheng
Health Advocate @fitnesswla
Mission: To create a better world and empower women to be healthy inside out.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Community Events

Sunday, May 20, 2012 
Book Drive Celebration at Corner of San Vicente & Montana
10 am - 2 pm

West LA Regional Library Beautification at 2:00PM

Organized by West LA Neighborhood Council Green Committee
1645 Corinth Ave. Los Angeles 90025. (Civic Center Area – Behind the Library)

The day will basically consist of working on the Civic Center Area which is in between several buildings. This event is intended to be the first of several ongoing efforts to sustain the adequate maintenance our public facilities are lacking. For more information and to register for this event, send an e-mail to

P.S. I'm a finalist of Urban Rebound: an exciting initiative for women entrepreneurs ready to grow their businesses to $250,000 or more in annual revenues.  

Ingrid Cheng, Founder of Fit-Twist