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Be a Part of the Movement

Watch a preview of "Broken Bread"

There are three main ingredients to "Broken Bread": the people, the issues and the food. Stay tuned each week to learn more. As each episode airs, more information, from articles and maps, to interactive timelines and photo essays, will go live online. Learn how you can be a part of the movement.

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The Issues

Get the 101 on each issue to learn about its symptoms and possible solutions. What is a food desert and why you should care. Read about the policies that can help improve reentry for the formerly incarcerated back into the workforce. Learn how you can advocate for food access and good jobs for all. Become empowered through knowledge and resources to become an agent of change.

Roy, community activist Aqeela Sherrills and community members discuss the redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing complex in Watts. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Roy, community activist Aqeela Sherrills and community members discuss the redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing complex in Watts. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Roy, community activist Aqeela Sherrills and community members discuss the redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing complex in Watts. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Roy holding plants with kids at Alma Backyard farms. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Roy holding plants with kids at Alma Backyard farms. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Roy holding plants with kids at Alma Backyard farms. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Homeboy Industries member reads inspirational quote to the group. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Homeboy Industries member reads inspirational quote to the group. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Homeboy Industries member reads inspirational quote to the group. | Still from "Broken Bread"

The People

Meet the people who are making a difference in their neighborhood, from community leaders to entrepreneurs. Find inspiration in their origin stories. Learn about the challenges they face improving their community and the solutions they find.

Mar Diego of Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Mar Diego of Dough Girl shares a meal with her employees and business partner. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Mar Diego shares a meal with her employees and business partner at Dough Girl. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of SÜPRMARKT | Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of SÜPRMARKT| Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of Süprmarkt | Still from "Broken Bread"
Robert Egger | Still from "Broken Bread"
Robert Egger | Still from "Broken Bread"
Robert Egger | Still from "Broken Bread"

The Food

As chef Roy Choi breaks bread with the people, learn about the food, and get the recipes to make your own.

Pizza from Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Pizza from Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Pizza from Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Syrup drizzling over chicken and waffles. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Syrup drizzling over chicken and waffles. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Syrup drizzling over chicken and waffles. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Diced onions and tomatoes covering hot dog from Earl's. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Diced onions and tomatoes covering hot dog from Earl's. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Diced onions and tomatoes covering hot dog from Earl's. | Still from "Broken Bread"

 

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