Program aims to teach parents to cook healthy foods


AmeriCorps volunteer Leslie Pace was working at West Oakland Middle School when she realized there was a disconnect between what she was trying to teach kids about nutrition and what they were being taught at home. So she decided to start a cooking class for parents.

With childhood obesity at an all-time high they are also focusing on how to get kids more interested in healthy eating. Some tactics they will discuss include getting kids involved in grocery shopping and cooking.

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