21 Oct '11, 10pm

Natalie Portman Commends Los Angeles Unified School District for Healthy School Lunches

Natalie Portman Commends Los Angeles Unified School District for Healthy School Lunches

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was announced as the winner of the 2011 “Golden Carrot Awards” by the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) for innovation in school food service. The school will receive $3,000 from PCRM to benefit the food service program. LAUSD won the grand prize for their creative food program which offered a menu full of nutritious, plant-based options and for running a social awareness campaign called “I’M IN” which links heathly eating to graduation. Natalie Portman was very impressed with the school districts offerings and innovations. To show her support for the school she wrote a letter to LAUSD’s superintendent Dr. John Deasy commending the school for its healthy lunches. In her letter to Dr. Deasy, Portman wrote , “As a new parent, I love your district’s emphasis on healthy meal options and nutritious education. By se...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/10/21/natalie-portman-commen...

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