Why Do Some People Read? For children in some communities, books and reading are omnipresent. Reading begins as amusement and entertainment and grows into a
Food Pantries: The number of food pantries in a given area
LA County Controller
The original data comes at the point level. Our team geocoded the locations to generate X/Y coordinates, then spatial joined each point to 2020 Census Tracts.
Why are these variables important to measure?
The growing Food Justice Movement seeks to guarantee healthy and affordable food to everyone by addressing disparate food access especially in low-income and communities of color. In Los Angeles County organizations like The Los Angeles Food Policy Council, Food Finders, and Hollywood Food Coalition work to address these disparities.