East Harlem Research Action Workshop Course Readings and Resources, By Topic: SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

East Harlem Research Action Workshop Course Readings and Resources, By Topic: SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

(sorted alphabetically)

Brannen S. Foodworks: A vision to improve NYC’s food system. New York City Council. 2010. Available at: https://council.nyc.gov/downloads/pdf/foodworks_fullreport_11_22_10.pdf. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Breland JY, McAndrew LM, Gross RL, Leventhal H, Horowitz CR. Challenges to healthy eating for people with diabetes in a low-income, minority neighborhood. Diabetes Care. 2013;36(10):2895-901. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

California Institute for Rural Studies. A directory of mobile markets addressing food access in low-income communities. CIRS Website. www.cirsinc.org. Updated August 2012. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, Health and Medicine Program. SNAP to Health: A Fresh Approach to Improving Nutrition in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. 2012. Available at: https://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/reports/2012/rwjf400168. Code(s):  SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Dickinson M. No Food Stamps for the Unemployed? NYC’s Been There, Done That, and It’s Not Pretty. Huffington Post. September 27, 2013. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/american-anthropological-association/no-food-stamps-for-the-un_b_3997599.html. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Dwyer JC. Hunger and Obesity in East Harlem: Environmental Influences on Urban Food Access. 2005. Available at: https://nyccah.org/files/harlem.pdf. Code(s):  SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Food Poverty in NYC. Food Bank for New York City Web Site. https://www.foodbanknyc.org/foodpoverty-in-nyc. Updated 2014. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Getlin J, Stringer S. Hunger in New York City: What Local Government Can Do. In: Pringle, P ed. A Place at the Table. 1st ed. New York, NY: Participant Media; 2013. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

New York City Coalition Against Hunger. Support Food Secure New York 2018. NYCCAH Web Site. https://nyccah.org/foodsecurenyc2018. Updated 2014. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Harlem Community Resource Guide. NYC DOHMH Web Site. https://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/dc/east-harlem-resource-guide.pdf. Updated 2012. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

New York City Food Forum. A Primer for our New Mayor. Code(s): School Food, SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits, Other

Nord, M, Andrews M, Carlson S. Household food security in the United States, 2007. Economic Research Service, US Department of Agriculture Web Site. https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/erreconomic-research-report/err66.aspx#.U3GuAvldWAg. Updated May, 2012. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

NY1 News. As demand increases, East Harlem pantry uses high tech gadgets to help feed hungry. New York News 1. January 12, 2014. https://www.ny1.com/content/news/201745/as-demand-increases–east-harlem-pantry-uses-high-tech-gadgets-to-help-feed-hungry. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Office of Councilmember Gale Brewer. Westside senior supported agriculture food bag program: Review and recommendations. 2013. https://council.nyc.gov/d6/docs/Press%20Releases/2013%20Releases/Brewer%20WSSA%20Food%20Bag%20Report%20February%202013.pdf. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Oliveira V, Tiehen L, Ploeg, M. USDA’s Food Assistance Programs: Legacies of the War on Poverty. Economic Research Service, US Department of Agriculture. February 03, 2014. https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2014-januaryfebruary/usda%E2%80%99s-foodassistance-programs-legacies-of-the-war-on-poverty.aspx#.U2prZaPD91O. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Patel R. Stuffed & starved. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House;2007. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Pi-Sunyer F X. The Obesity Epidemic: Pathophysiology and Consequences of Obesity. Obesity Research. 2002;10: 97S–104S. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Poppendieck J, Dwyer JC. Hungry City. In: Hauck-Lawson A, Deutsch J ed. Gastropolis: Food and New York City. 1st ed. New York, NY: Columbia University Press; 2009. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Ramsey R, Giskes K, Turrell G, Gallegos D. Food insecurity among adults residing in disadvantaged urban areas: potential health and dietary consequences. Public Health Nutr. 2012;15(2): 227-237. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Scaglione F. Farm Bill threatens SNAP as emergency food programs suffer. New York Non-Profit Press. 2012; 11(9). https://www.nynp.biz/index.php/this-months-feature/12087-farm-bill-threatenssnap-as-emergency-food-programs-suffer. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Slattery D. Food stamp cuts hurt New York City stores as customers spend less on groceries. Daily News. March 17, 2014. https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/food-stamp-cuts-hurt-nyc-stores-customers-spend-article-1.1724929. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Ver Ploeg M, Breneman V, Farrigan T, et al. Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food: Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts and Their Consequences. https://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/AP/AP036/AP036e.pdf. Updated May 26, 2012. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

Whalen E, Seserman M. Looking for an Oasis in a Food Desert: Low Income New Yorkers Lack Access to Healthy Food. American Cancer Society. 2011. Available at: https://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@eastern/documents/webcontent/acspc-031472.pdf. Code(s): SNAP/Poverty/Food Benefits

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