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“Don’t shoot, because I am human, and my life matters.”
These moving words, spoken by young men of color in a video projected on the screen, kicked off the August Network meeting of the LA Food Policy Council on “Food and Restorative Justice in Schools and Prisons.”
A new law promoting community gardens and small farms lets municipalities lower property taxes on plots of 3 acres or less if owners dedicate them to growing food for at least 5 years.
October 02, 2013 | By Lee Romney
Farming and healthy food advocates from around California were in Sacramento Wednesday asking lawmakers to focus on challenges facing the state's food production system.
A new statewide coalition is putting pressure on politicians to pass progressive food and farm legislation in the hopes that it will "fix" California's health, environmental and economic challenges.
Vanessa Rodríguez, una estudiante del grado 11 en la legendaria Roosevelt High School del Este de Los Ángeles, cree que su maestro de ciencias sociales, Eduardo López , cumple con todas las cualidades de un maestro "que inspira".
When he was growing up, Jerry Tello’s grandma blessed him constantly throughout the day.
Such a gesture, he came to realize, was preparation for the times when he would be made to feel like a scourge or a delinquent because he was a young Latino man.
My L.A. Childhood Was Tough. But Seeing the Struggles of South Africans Inspired Me to Help Kids in My Own Backyard.
By D'Artagnan Scorza, Ph.D.
By Mike Rose