Food Policy for Breakfast: Beyond Bloomberg: What is the Role for Food Policy Advocacy in the Next Mayoral Administration? – December 17, 2013
The NYC Food Policy Institute at Hunter College invites you to our final Food Policy for Breakfast Seminar of the Fall 2013 semester.
Tuesday, December 17, 8:30 am-10:00 am,
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College
47-49 East 65th Street(Park and Madison), New York, NY, 10065
In the last 12 years, New York City has made important progress in establishing food policies that contribute to health. At the same time, our city still faces high levels of hunger, food insecurity and diet-related diseases. What lessons can food advocates learn from their successes and failures during the Bloomberg Administration? What should be the advocacy priorities for the next four years? What strategies are most likely to lead to success?
Kim Kessler until recently served as the Food Policy Coordinator in the Office of the Mayor of New York City. She is now the Director of Policy and Special Programs at the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at the UCLA School of Law.
Melony Samuels is Founder and Executive Director of Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger. She is known for her grassroots efforts to address hunger, poverty, and health in the Brooklyn communities of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Ocean Hill and Brownsville,
Nancy Romer is a founder and member of the Governance Board of Brooklyn Food Coalition, one of New York City’s largest food justice organization.
Moderator: Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of Public Health at City University of New York School of Public Health and Hunter College and faculty co-director of the New York City Food Policy Center