Yoga, runs, hikes: This group pursues racial equity through wellness

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enny Gaiter (left) started coming to WalkGood LA yoga classes when they started two years ago, after he learned it was part of a local racial equity movement. The free classes attract hundreds to Kenneth Hahn State Park each week. Photo by Megan Jamerson/KCRW.

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