Buen Provecho (“Enjoy Your Meal”) (2012) is a short documentary filmed and edited by three University of Southern California Masters of Social Work students (Elizabeth Huesca, Jason Lipeles and Monica C. Ramirez). Buen Provecho, their first documentary, is their final project for the Media in Social Work course taught by Professor Rafael Angulo. Elizabeth Huesca directed the film and all three students filmed and edited the footage.

Make a change in our community. Check out these resources:

California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA)---CFPA is a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food. To subscribe to their action alerts: cfpa.net/subscribe

Community Services Unlimited, Inc.---Volunteer to garden and help in other ways weekly and monthly at the Expo Center Mini Urban Farm and several community gardens.
Call: (323) 470-3942 or E-mail: ld@csuinc.org csuinc.org/volunteer/

Food Forward---Gleaning fruit from thousands of fruit trees in areas all over the county that would otherwise go to waste. Fruit is then distributed to food pantries.
To volunteer, register at: foodforward.org/get-involved/volunteers/

Hunger Action LA---Working to end hunger and promote healthy eating through public policy, organizing and direct service. Programs include Veggie Vouchers for low-income consumers at farmers markets and work on state, city, county and federal policies affecting access to healthy food.
Call: (213) 388-8228 or E-mail: frank@hungeractionla.org

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank---Nation’s largest food bank, collecting and distributing food to over 900 charities in Los Angeles.
Call: (323) 234-3030 lafoodbank.org

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger---MAZON is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and alleviating hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds. Email mazonmail@mazon.org to get action alerts. Also, refer to mazon.org/advocacy/

Root Down LA: RootDown LA confronts obesity and related health issues in South Los Angeles by first convincing high school youth to eat their veggies, then engaging them in the educational experiences and skills training necessary to help build healthier food communities. To volunteer/donate see information at rootdownla.org/whats-needed/

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