Born and raised in Los Angeles, Alyshia Silva became interested in urban food systems upon seeing how race, class, and gender affected her family and community’s access to healthy food options. She holds a degree in Environmental Analysis and Anthropology.
Interim Executive Director / Board Treasurer | Social Entrepreneur & Food Justice Activist
Hank Herrera is President & CEO of the Center for Popular Research, Education & Policy (C-PREP), which serves vulnerable communities with participatory action research, training, technical assistance and policy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how an economic system dependent on low-wage labor creates as many issues as it purports to solve. When profit determines every outcome of social and economic life,...