Tag Archives: Food Justice

Crawford High Pilots Halal School Lunches

Crawford High School in City Heights has been piloting a new lunch menu to reach out to its Muslim students. Once a week, students can pick up a special halal meal. | Video Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Walk … Continue reading

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Más variedad en la cocina para mejorar la salud

Lo primero que hay que saber al preparar una ensalada es que el platillo puede ser bastante insípido. Por eso es que la chef Jennifer Felmley dice que es buena idea darle un poco de vida con una pizca de … Continue reading

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Mixing It Up for Health

The first thing you should know about making a salad is that the dish can be really bland. This is why, chef Jennifer Felmley says, it is often wise to mix things up with a dash of, say, purple carrots … Continue reading

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Nation’s School Districts Take a Seat at Crawford’s Table

National school officials checked out Crawford High’s farm-to-table program April 9, 2015. | Video Credit: Matt Bowler By Matt Bowler Food service officials from 30 school districts from across the country on Thursday stopped by Crawford High School for lunch. … Continue reading

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Youth Photographers Share Snapshot of Health Barriers for Immigrants

Overcoming Barriers to Health – The AjA project from The AjA Project on Vimeo. By The AjA Project Through photography, the young women of Overcoming Barriers to Health collectively identified health issues and then used their images to create a … Continue reading

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Building a Healthier City Heights

The Building Healthy Communities initiative in City Heights is nearing the midpoint of a 10-year effort that so far has resulted in a number of improvements, including a popular farmers market.| Photo Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego … Continue reading

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El Vecindario Pobre Más Rico de San Diego, Dos Décadas Después

Podríamos llamar a City Heights el vecindario pobre más rico de San Diego. Desde el año 2000, dos fundaciones han invertido más de 250 millones de dólares en el vecindario. Casi la misma cantidad de dinero que la Ciudad de … Continue reading

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Anti-Globalization Movement Lingers at Teralta Park’s ‘Really Really Free Market’

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers It was an ordinary Sunday in Teralta Park for City Heights resident Francisco when he stumbled upon numerous signs proclaiming that what looked like a storage closet explosion … Continue reading

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Voices: Identifying Barriers to Health Faced by City Heights Immigrants

Overcoming Barriers to Health is a collaboration between The AjA Project and UCSD’s Center for Community Health. The young women that participated ranged from 12 to 17 years old and were first- and second-generation East African refugees and immigrants. Through … Continue reading

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San Diego’s Richest Poor Neighborhood, Two Decades Later

City Heights could be called San Diego’s richest poor neighborhood. Since 2000, two foundations alone have invested more than a quarter billion dollars in the neighborhood. That’s about the same as what the city of Chula Vista spends on all … Continue reading

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