Feeding New York: Report Release Event

by nycadmin

Feeding New York:

Challenges and Opportunities for Workers in New York City’s Food Manufacturing Industry

 

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Brandworkers has announced the completion of “Feeding New York: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers in New York City’s Food Manufacturing Industry.” This is the first-ever report on NYC’s rapidly growing local food production industry from the perspective of the workers employed in the sector. Join us for the release of the report at a lively policy briefing featuring workers’ rights and food justice leaders.

Tuesday, June 24
9:30 to 11:30 AM
The Murphy Institute
25 West 43rd Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10036
RSVP

Brandworkers co-authored the report in partnership with the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center, with critical assistance from the Food Chain Workers Alliance.

A presentation on the report’s findings will be followed by a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for workers in the local food industry. The program will feature:

• Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

• Daniel Gross, Executive Director, Brandworkers

• Alexa Kasdan, Director of Research and Policy, Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center

• Richard Merino, Member, Brandworkers

• Ruth Milkman, Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center

• Janet Poppendieck, Policy Director, NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College

• Diana Robinson, Campaign and Education Coordinator, Food Chain Workers Alliance

• Barbara Turk, Director of Food Policy, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services

Tuesday, June 24
9:30 to 11:30 AM
The Murphy Institute
25 West 43rd Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10036
RSVP

 

This event is co-hosted by Brandworkers – NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and the CUNY School of Public Health – The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor StudiesCommunity Food FundersCommunity Development Project at the Urban Justice Center.

 

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