Research Action Workshop on Food Environments and Food Policy in East Harlem: Readings

Research Action Workshop on Food Environments and Food Policy in East Harlem

List of Course Readings and Resources


In Spring 2014, the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and the CUNY School of Public Health offered an innovative new course that brought together students, community advocates and local nonprofit organizations to learn about food system issues in East Harlem and other low-income communities and collaborate on solutions to the challenges of food insecurity and diet-related disease. These students have embarked on research action projects that will identify and describe a specific food problem facing the residents of East Harlem, analyze the policy and other causes of the problem, and, with appropriate community and research partners, propose and take action to solve this problem. In the summer and Fall of 2014, several students who took the class are planning projects with East Harlem community groups to begin to address the problems they identified.

Readings assigned and sourced for the Spring 2014 East Harlem Research Action Workshop

Click links below for resources by topic

East Harlem
School Food
Retail Food
Gentrification/Community Development
SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits
Food Advertising and Marketing

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