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Sunday, April 14 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Food Justice for All? Food Security in L.A. - Conversation 2133 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Los Angeles has a well-earned reputation as a foodie’s paradise, where colliding cultures provide every type of food and flavor in strip malls and on wheels as well as traditional eateries and exclusive restaurants. But there is a major gap between those who eat well and those who go hungry, and this panel of experts and organizers will dissect the problem and discuss steps to address it.

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Breanna Hawkins

Breanna Hawkins is a Policy Director for the Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC). She supports all of LAFPC's working groups, strategic policy campaigns, and research initiatives. One of Breanna's key projects is leading the creation of LAFPC's Food System Dashboard– a collection... Read More →

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Sarah Portnoy

Portnoy teaches courses on Los Angeles' Latino food culture and food justice at the University of Southern California. Dr. Portnoy has contributed to the LA Times, LA Weekly, KCET and numerous academic publications. She has been interviewed on KCRW's Press Play with Madeline Brand... Read More →
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Kris Coombs

Kris Coombs is a USC student whose studies include American politics; immigration and civil rights; law; education, class, and political activity; gender and politics.
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LaVonna Lewis

LaVonna Blair Lewis, Ph.D., MPH, is a Teaching Professor and the Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. She is currently involved in addressing racial disparities cardiovascular disease and diabetes through the Community Health... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Wallis Annenberg Hall Presented by USC, Signing Area 10