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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 of over 230 indicators measuring the health, sustainability and fairness of our regional food system, with equity at the center. Breanna is also a Ph.D student at the University of Southern California with research interests in the network and spatial dimensions of urban food movements. Breanna formerly worked as a Policy Analyst for Community Health Councils, a health policy and advocacy organization based in South LA. Breanna is a native Angeleno who loves exploring new ways to leverage food as a vehicle for transformative social change in her hometown.