Tag Archives: Halal

San Diego Unified Expands Halal School Lunch Program

A Crawford High School student orders a halal chili-lime chicken bowl on campus May 20, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks A San Diego Unified School District program thatbrought halal school lunches to Crawford High School has … 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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Muslim Residents Call for Halal School Lunches

School lunches are back in the spotlight this summer as districts try to comply with new nutrition rules. Meanwhile, Muslim residents in City Heights are calling for school cafeterias to offer foods that fit their religious guidelines. | Video Credit: … Continue reading

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Crafting a Vision for SD Unified’s Future

Students, teachers and administrators came to Crawford High School for the Vision 2020 Forum with San Diego Unified School Board members and administrators. | Photo Credit: Adam Ward By Adam Ward This story appeared in the April issue of City … Continue reading

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Una Visión del Futuro del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego

Estudiantes, maestros y administrativos acudieron a la Preparatoria Crawford para el Foro Visión 2020 dirigido por miembros y administrativos de la Junta Directiva del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego. | Foto por Adam Ward Por Adam Ward Bajas expectativas, … Continue reading

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City Heights: ¿Desierto Alimenticio?

Murphy’s Market en la Avenida Fairmount no es tan grande como Alberstons o Vons, pero cuenta con un variado surtido de hortalizas frescas, productos secos y otros comestibles. | Foto por City Heights Life Por David Ogul Click here to … Continue reading

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City Heights: A Food Desert?

Murphy’s Market on Fairmount Avenue is not nearly as large as an Alberstons or Vons, but it is packed with fresh produce, dry goods and other groceries. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By David Ogul Haga clic leerlo … Continue reading

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Cooking Class Bridges Divide for Refugee Moms and Their American Daughters

Twice a month, refugee women and their children congregate at the City Heights Wellness Center for a cooking class. It started as a way for the moms to share traditional recipes with their teenage daughters, but the American-raised girls wanted … Continue reading

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