Lisa Elaine Held

Lisa Elaine Held is a Baltimore-based journalist. She started her career reporting on health and wellness and since 2015 has primarily covered the food system with an eye toward environmental impact, racial and economic justice, and health. Her stories have appeared in many leading publications including The Guardian, The Washington Post, and Mother Jones. She is currently a senior staff reporter at Civil Eats.

In Baltimore, Healing Trauma Is Now Official Policy

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A groundbreaking law directs city agencies and employees — from cops to librarians — to root out practices that cause trauma. Already, lives have been saved.

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