by Leah Butz
121 Sixth Avenue
Address Line 2
C/o Fund for the City of New York
New York
Phone Number
(347) 715-9502
Director, Manager or CEO
Eboni Banks
Mission Statement
To teach people about the benefits of a plant-based diet in reducing the effects of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
Year Started
Latest Projects
FreshFood.Connection Food Justice Advocacy Group & Food Documentary Series at Brownsville Heritage House. (Weekly, summer 2016)
Interesting Fact
Currently collaborating with Brookdale Hospital, Brownsville Heritage House, the Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center, and the YWCA of the City of New York.
Areas Served
Core Programs
Connection.Rx (pilot) - A congregate meals program for people living with diabetes that takes place in collaboration with medical doctors.
FreshFood.Connection - Client led food justice advocacy group.
Kitchen.Connection - After school and in school program that teaches children and youth about nutritious foods.
Major Issues
Community Advocacy, Food Justice, Nutrition Education (Children/Youth)
Frequently used hashtags
#residentconnectcare #community #brooklynhealth#planbasedbrooklyn #plantbaseddiet #nycpublichealth #nyccommunityhealth
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