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Chef Bryce Fluellen teaches children how certain foods can lead to heart disease and diabetes, and then he teaches them how to prepare their favorite dishes in a healthy manner. Photos by Jason Lewis

Through the American Heart Association’s Kids Cook with Heart program, Chef Bryce Fluellen has taught roughly 2,500 children the benefits of eating healthy.

Harold Turner and Marguerite Ferrera of NAMI Urban L.A. in Leimert Park Village help individuals and families affected by mental illness. Photo by Jason Lewis

This organization offers counseling not only to people diagnosed with mental issues, but also to their family members and caregivers as well.    

Fitness demonstration at the Crenshaw Health Fest at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Photo by Jason Lewis

This free event, held at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw on June 24, features health, vision and dental screenings, music, and fun for the entire family.