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  • The infrastructure itself can affect our health , yet urban planning often skews against poor and minority ... , say some observers. This is the second part of Healthy 'Hoods, which examines the notion of environmental injustice in South ... Angeles region into a more livable, democratic, and just community , and provides a replicable advocacy model for community ...
  • Los Angeles is a city with many health inequities, and where a person lives often determines their health ... resources needed to make healthy lifestyle choices. Creating a climate-resilient city that protects every Angeleno from the ... work that is already happening on the ground to improve community health . The project has been advised by a Community ...
  • ... Earthworks Farm and KCETLink. Watch a segment from KCET's "SoCal Connected " and visit the project hub for more information.   One ... whole child as well as the whole community . Research shows that students who engage in school gardening activities are likely to ...
  • " SoCal Connected " is KCET's weekly award-winning, prime time newsmagazine offering ... viewers in-depth stories on the environment, economy, health , social and community issues, local history and other substantive ...
  • ... of history, resident and youth leadership, healing, and health issues central to people's lives and the neighborhoods in which ... gathering focuses on artistic and cultural aspects of community change efforts. Arts and culture are cherished because they ...
  • A growing body of research is reinforcing what public health and housing advocates in Los Angeles have long known: losing your home ... courtesy of the Southeast Asian Community Alliance A growing body of literature from the public health ... our rental housing stock. A citywide commitment to creating and protecting affordable housing near transit will ensure that ...
  • ... activity in Boyle Heights are made possible by barriers to health in the L.A. neighborhood . Artbound's editorial team has ... Heights, are often the leading factors. The chart below shows the high rates of these health conditions in Los Angeles County, ...
  • ... Earthworks Farm and KCETLink. Watch a segment from KCET's "SoCal Connected " and visit the project hub for more information. Standing in the ... unlike other similar places its representatives are not content with only growing and selling their produce. Earthworks' goal is to ...
  • ... Saturday every month, Dr. Bill Releford rallies a team of health care volunteers to make house-calls at Black-owned barbershops. Anyone ... New generations in the African-American community are facing a diabetic time bomb, triggered by fast food diets, ...
  • ... diminished healthy food options. National studies have connected access to grocery stores and other healthy food retail with ... one grocery store per 10,000 residents, according to the Health Atlas for the City of Los Angeles. South Los Angeles also struggles ...

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