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Learning About Kale at KYCC’s Kids Town

By Courtney Shojinaga, Health Educator For the past three weeks, the preschoolers at KYCC have learning about one of the vegetables that they are growing in their own garden- kale! One health benefit of kale is its high content of Vitamin K, which aids with the formation of blood clots…...

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6 Do’s and Don’ts of CalFresh Benefits

By Finola Rodriguez, APIFM Health Educator Freshly graduated from UC Irvine, I was recruited by Americorps to be an academic interventionist for 11 middle schoolers in South LA. Knowing I would survive on a modest bi-weekly stipend, I was encouraged to sign up for food stamps, which in the end…...

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Gardening 101

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Flavored Water Recipes

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Yoga – Downward Dog

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Yoga – Warrior Pose

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Yoga – Cat Cow

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Staff Profile: Linda Huynh

What’s your role at APIFM? How’d you first get connected? What are you working on? Hi! I am Linda Huynh and I am APIFM’s Community Engagement Coordinator. I was introduced to APIFM back when it use to be called APIOPA. In a previous job, I partnered with APIOPA and the…...

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Journey to the Marathon

The following post was written by our good friend, and Forward Movement supporter Dan Huynh When I signed up to train for the 2017 LA Marathon with API Forward Movement (APIFM), a part of me doubted whether it was going to be possible. I didn’t see myself as a runner.…...

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Staff Profile: Paul Hoang Nguyen

Greetings everyone! My name is Paul Hoang Nguyen and I am currently a Program Coordinator at Forward Movement (FM). I graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s in Sociology. When I am not a Program Coordinator, I enjoy hobbies like cooking, mastering the techniques of olympic weightlifting,…...

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