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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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City Heights Residents Are Wary of Albertsons Replacement

Since Albertsons closed its doors in City Heights in February 2014, the parking lot at the once-busy City Heights Urban Village sits nearly empty. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Residents reeled when Albertsons announced earlier this year … Continue reading

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Despite Farmers Market Success, Some Struggle To Eat Healthy In City Heights

Latonya Frazier, a mother of two on a fixed income, didn’t know she could double her Women, Infant and Children (WIC) vouchers at the farmers market until being contacted for this story. | Video Credit: Brian Myers By Megan Burks … Continue reading

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