hi, we’re Akasa.


 
 
Akasa Community Outreach

Our Mission

We aspire to create a community in Los Angeles where children and families have access to affordable healthy food opportunities and education on how to best care for their bodies. Through our curriculum and services, we aim to provide a preventive health model.

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Our Services

  • Cooking classes with an emphasis on simple, accessible, nourishing recipes.

  • Gardening curriculum covering raised beds and hydroponic towers.

  • Environmental Justice

  • Diversified + holistic wellness curriculum

  • Parent Workshops

  • Teacher Workshops

 
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Our Impact

AKASA is a needs-based community based program, that provides a framework in which students, families and their communities can thrive through a holistic lifestyle.

 

300

STUDENTS REACHED MONTHLY

 

$1.50

Funds 1 student per class

30-50

PARENTS REACHED MONTHLY

 

$50

FUNDS A SINGLE CLASS

10k

STUDENTS reached per year

 

$1750

FUNDS AN ENTIRE CLASS FOR A YEAR

 
 

Our Program

Our program focuses on five principle areas or core competencies that encumber overall wellness:

 

BUILDING GARDENS

Teaches the principles of sustainability, seasonality and environmental justice by building school gardens with hydroponics & raised beds, utilizing the garden for recipe development and providing recipes that are seasonal, nourishing and delicious.

EDUCATING

Facilitates nutritional education through the lens of diabetes prevention.

Setting FOUNDATIOns

Lays a foundation for concepts around mind-body awareness
 

NOURISHING

Emphasizes the importance of nourishment and process of cooking and gardening

INCORPORATING

Addresses the entire family unit and educates both parents and students to encourage the incorporation of wellness practice beyond the classroom and into the home.

 
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Get Involved

Curious out to get involved with Akasa? Here are some things you could do to support us…

 

SPREAD AWARENESS

Akasa is still a young organization so please continue to share our mission and vision with your community.

 

Reach out

Email us at info@akasa.community to learn more about the work we do in Los Angeles.

OFFER YOUR PASSION AND SKILL SET

In addition to classroom volunteers, we welcome professionals to share their talents.

 

Donate

If donating dollars is your thing, make a contribution.

FOLLOW US & STAY ENGAGED!

Our Instagram handle is @akasa.community