City of Rancho Cucamonga
Healthy Cities Initiative Rancho Cucamonga

  • At A Glance

    Population: 168,000

    Median Income: $81,000

    Median Age: 32.8

    Key Fact

    Rancho Cucamonga was home to the first commercial winery founded in 1889

    Recent Projects & Initiatives

    1. Programs that promote healthy eating and active living

    • CASA – Bilingual healthy cooking class

    • Bringing Health Home – Nutrition education workshop that provides monthly financial incentives to local residents to purchase healthy food at local farmer’s markets in Rancho Cucamonga

    • Safe Routes to School – school and citywide programs to promote safe walking and biking to school

    2. Policies that support healthy eating and active living

    • Farmer’s Market ordinance

    • Community Gardens ordinance

    • Nutrition Standards Resolution and Administrative Policy

    • Complete Streets Ordinance

    • Lactation Accommodation Policy and Program

    3. Community Engagement Initiatives

    • Healthy RC Kids Steering Committee

    • Healthy RC Youth Leaders (middle to high school leadership group)

    • Campeones para la Comunidad/Community Champions (bilingual resident leadership group)

  • Fellows

    2010 – Rahaleh Barznia, Loma Linda University

    2011 – Isaac Lowe, Loma Linda University

    2012 – Uloma Ajuonu, Claremont Graduate University

    2013 – Adrienne Bell Lent, Claremont Graduate University

    2014 – Nishtha Patel, Claremont Graduate University

    2015 – Kirbee Brooks, Loma Linda University (Fall)

    2015 – Jordan Riddle, Claremont Graduate University (Winter)


    City Preceptor

    Erika Lewis-Huntley

    Ruben Brambila

    Michael Parmer

Fellow’s Posters

Nishtha Patel

Nishtha Patel

In progress.


Kirbee Brooks

Kirbee Brooks_Final

Click link to download: RLHPF-Brooks, Poster


Jordan Riddle


Click link to download: RLHPF-Riddle, Poster