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Locally Grown Health Benefits at Farmers Market

By Cameron Jones, Paola Evangelista, & Victoria Fuentes

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CicloSDias Uses City Space to Promote Safe Streets

By Arturo Ochoa, Alma Inez Escobedo, & Alyssa Olivarria

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Youth Soccer Club Supports Refugee Youth

By Litzy Palafox, John Sanchez & Brittany Hernandez <

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Early Childhood Club Prioritizes Wellness

An after school club that focuses on building healthy students in pre-k and kindergarten was started at Rosa Parks Elementary in City Heights. By Brian Myers An after school club that focuses on building healthy students in pre-k and kindergarten … Continue reading

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Food Hub Revitalizes Vacant Lot

A new international food market near City Heights aims to launch new culinary businesses. By Tarryn Mento A new international food and craft market at El Cajon Boulevard and 44th Street featured games of cornhole and freshly prepared Salvadorean pupusas. … Continue reading

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Health Center Works With Restaurants to Improve Nutrition

Sang Dao, a restaurant serving Thai and Lao cuisine, has been partnering with Health center Operation Samahan to serve nutritional menu items.

Sang Dao, a restaurant serving Thai and Lao cuisine, has been partnering with Health center Operation Samahan to serve nutritional menu items. By Brian Myers Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are disproportionately likely to develop diabetes and at lower weights and … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: City Farmers Nursery

By Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create short documentaries with Bill Tall “Farmer Bill” and son Sam Tall of City Farmers Nursery, a local business that supports urban agriculture and surrounding gardens. … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Burly and the Bean

By Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary with Justin and Vanessa Boone of Burly and the Bean, a creative coffee cart and lounge in City Heights’ Azalea Park neighborhood. … Continue reading

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D9 Looks to Alpha Project for Homeless Outreach

San Diego’s homeless epidemic has become more noticeable in City Heights

By Brian Myers San Diego’s homeless epidemic has become more noticeable in City Heights. Bikes carrying trailers of belongings are parked outside the City Heights Library and groups of people with bedding and bags sleep under trees at the Officer … Continue reading

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Community Health Worker Academy Targets Latinas

A weekly public health and leadership training is attempting to fight chronic diseases in low income neighborhoods.

By Brian Myers   A weekly public health and leadership training is attempting to fight chronic diseases in low income neighborhoods. The workshops are hosted by Project Concern International (PCI), an organization with programs globally and locally in San Diego. … Continue reading

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