The New York City Food Policy Center will be conducting a systematic evaluation of the impacts of the Local Initiative Support Corporation New York City’s (LISC NYC) Communities for Healthy Food NYC program.
Communities for Healthy Food NYC is a three-year healthy food initiative to help low-income families live longer and healthier. This new program, seeded by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, will incorporate healthy food strategies every step of the way and will expand access to healthy food in at-risk neighborhoods. The program includes education of residence, housing staff, food vendors and community service providers on health, nutrition and food preparation as well as location of healthy food outlets in communities in need.
Communities for Healthy Food NYC is being implemented with community development corporation partners in four high need communities:
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