By transforming school food we can ignite change beyond the plate. Learn how the power of procurement is creating a more just and sustainable food system for all. We will share how schools can use their dollars to support students’ health and learning, highlight our collaborative efforts with food producers and share resources that you can bring to your community.
Speaker: Kathy Lawerence, Co-founder and Senior Director, School Food Focus; Amy Rosenthal, Research Specialist, School Food Focus; Alice Chiang, Communications Manager, School Food Focus
Lunch 4 Learning: Fighting Hunger & The Poverty Stigma Facing New York’s Youth
Room: HM 431
This campaign action session will focus on the lunch 4 learning campaign and its fight to reduce hunger and the stigma of poverty for NYC students through universal free school lunch. learn about upcoming campaign actions, and how you can join the fight to ensure that all students can eat regardless of family income and documentation status.
Speaker: Liz Accles, Executive Director, Community Food Advocates
Policy & Advocacy