The long-awaited opening of the Farm on Ogden has generated a buzz of excitement. Chicago Tribune reporter Greg Trotter interviewed LCHC's Dr. Wayne Detmer and Windy City Harvest's Angela Mason. They spoke on the partnership between our organizations and the impact the farm will have in the Lawndale community. The urban farm and greenhouse will bring new jobs, fresh produce, job training and more to Ogden Avenue.
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Farm on Ogden in the Chicago Tribune
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The Chicago Tribune - Obesity Study and Effects on Healthcare
Lawndale Christian Health Center CEO, Bruce Miller, and Lawndale Christian Fitness Center member, Johnathan McCamey, were interviewed for a feature article in the Chicago Tribune published Wednesday, September 19th. This article was published as a result of a report by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that was released on Tuesday, September 18. The report offers sobering projections for an adult obesity rate in the United States that's expected to increase dramatically in Illinois and around the country by 2030.
NPR/Vocalo Radio Interview with LCHC - Segregation, Poverty and Health
Representatives from Lawndale Christian Health Center recently participated in a LIVE radio broadcast in partnership with Vocalo and NPR as part of their current "Race Out Loud" series. Dr. Daisey Dowell and Rob Werner (both from LCHC) joined Steve Bogira (from The Chicago Reader) to discuss the connections between Segregation, Poverty and Health. For more information on the episode, click here.