Navigating L.A.'s Food Deserts

Navigating L.A.’s food deserts: your turn to guide the ship

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Community organizers are trying to bring full-service grocery stores that carry healthier food options into underserved areas

So, what are community organizations and city leaders doing to help bring more grocery stores to underserved areas? And how does the lack of healthy options impact the health of the community? We take your calls and talk to one organization working with city council to come up with creative ideas.


Lark Galloway-Gilliam, Executive Director, Community Health Councils

Elliott Petty, Director of Grocery & Retail Projects, Alliance for Healthy and Responsible Grocery Stores, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)

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