Pearson King

Operations and Communications Manager, Los Angeles Food Policy Council

Pearson supports the infrastructure that keeps LAFPC ticking, including the maintenance of their Healthy Neighborhood Market Network Program and the internal operations of the organization as a whole. He also helps connect the stories of their staff, members, and communities to better inform LAFPC's strategic vision. Additionally, Pearson is the Staff Liaison for the Food Loss & Waste Prevention Working Group and the Food Recovery Organizations Task Force. Pearson is a passionate advocate for equity in food systems, sustainability, and the outdoors and believes in place-based, community-led solutions to systemic injustices. His professional work in food systems spans from food production to food waste recovery. Pearson completed formal training in human-centered design with the Center for Care Innovations and is a licensed Innovation Catalyst through their Human-Centered Design & Innovation for the Safety Net program.