“Can New York City Become a Model for Smart, Fair Municipal Food Policy for the Nation?”
Watch Dr.Samuels speak about her personal experiences working at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Agaisnt Hunger, and what she see’s for the future of food policy in New York.
“On March 3rd The New York City Food Policy Center and The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute join forces to sponsor Transforming Food Policy: Can New York City Become a Model for Smart, Fair Municipal Food Policy for the Nation? At this session of the Changing New York series, four experts who are at the frontlines of changing food policy in New York will consider what we have learned from Bloomberg-era food policy initiatives, what are the likely food policy priorities of the current city government, and what New York can learn from other cities? Panelists: Dr. Thomas Farley, Former Commissioner of Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health at Roosevelt House Institute for Public Policy at Hunter College Melony Samuels, Executive Director, Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger Caitlin Salemi, Coordinator, NYC Food Forum and Food Systems Network NYC Ben Kallos, New York City Council Member, District 5 Moderated by Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health, CUNY School of Public Health and Hunter College, and Faculty Director, NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College This event is co-sponsored by the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College.”